Mexican girl gives birth at nine

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MEXICO CITY – A Mexican girl aged nine has given birth to a girl of her own, local authorities and family members said Wednesday.

“The girl was just over eight when she got pregnant. The father is a boy who is 17, but we have not found him, since he ran away,” the mother of the girl, identified only as Dafne, told local officials in Jalisco state.

“We are looking for the young man to get his story because she does not understand what has happened. This is a rape or child sex abuse case,” said Jorge Villasenor with the state prosecutors’ office.

The baby girl was born January 27 in Zoquipan Hospital, weighing 2.7 kilos (5.7 lbs). Both girls were released from the hospital over the weekend, apparently doing well, but the hospital said it would have to do extensive followup due to the new mother’s age.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Here’s an actual case that will reinforce the provision in the RH law regarding the teaching of age-appropriate sex education in schools.  

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Wow. Like teaching young girls how to use contraceptives? Pitiful…

    • http://www.facebook.com/madeline.mcq Madeline Mcq

      I dont think that could have saved her from the paedophile who raped her, no offense but your comment is a tad simplistic…..are you implying that sex education made her want to try sex and that she welcomed the advances of this 17 year old? no 9 year old wants sex, and to say that it is possible for her to have willingly participated in this tryst with someone 8 years older than her is to deny that child rape is a crime……..manipulation and co-ercion do exist.

  • Donardo Cuago

    A MOTHER AT THE AGE OF 9, MAY SHE GETS ALL THE HELP SHE NEEDS.

  • gyvv

    …. that boy should be a gift to the cartels…

  • otoling

    Baka sa Pinas magka-meron tayo ng 8.7 years old na naging Ina.

  • Guest

    This must be a world record.

  • logibear64

    Soon after birth she and the kid fled across to the border to the land of free healthcare and grants.

  • HonkeePutz

    5 or 6 is the world record – google it.

  • Jacksplat

    17 is still considered a minor?

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