6 Bizarre Cases Of The World’s Youngest Parents
Teenage pregnancy is common term we have been hearing since long. But, the idea of young children who at the age of playing with toys give birth to babies is totally bizarre. More shocking is the fact that most of these children also end up taking the task of parenthood. Here we introduce you to 6 of the world’s youngest parents. Let us know their story!
1. Lina Medina
Back in 1939, Lina Medina, a Peruvian girl was only 5 years old when she gave birth to a baby boy. She is the youngest mother in world history. Her parents were shocked when one day she complained of abdominal pain and doctors confirmed that Lina was 8 months pregnant. Lina’s father was arrested on charges of incest and rape. However, he was later released due to lack of evidence.
Lina’s son was named Geraldo who always thought of Lina as his sister until the truth was revealed to him when he was 10 years old. He lived a healthy life till the age of 40. He succumbed to bone marrow disease.
2. Nathan Fishbourne and April Webster
Nathan Fishbourne and April Webster, from Britain were both merely 14 years old when they became one of the youngest parents of the world. They claimed to have had sex at age 13. Both studied in the same school. Despite issues among the couple, both the kids have vowed to be good parents to their baby. In fact, both April and Nathan’s parents admit that they are proud to see their children raising their baby so well.
Nathan, the baby’s father is currently living with his mother owing to custody issues while the baby stays with April, the teenage mother.
3. Sean Stewart
Yet another case of teenage pregnancy from Britain! Sean Stewart from Riseley was merely 12 years old when he made headlines. He became father to a baby boy. Sean lived with his single mother. It was then he got sexually involved with 15 year old Emma Webster who was his neighbor. The couple named the boy Ben and decided to raise the boy while continuing with their routine lives- school, playing with other kids and other stuffs that kids do.
Sean and Emma broke up after a few years. Ben lives with his mother. Sean is reported to have had several law issues and is presently serving prison due to being guilty of theft.
4. Alleshia Gregson
Alleshia Gregson gave birth to her first baby boy when she was just 13. She became mother to another baby boy at age 15 as well. She was first impregnated at age 12 by a 14 year old boy who happened to be the father of her second child as well.
Initially, during the time of her first pregnancy, Alleshia had thought of keeping her pregnancy and her baby a secret. She had thought that she would hide the baby in the closet. Her parents did not have any idea of her pregnancy until one day she texted her mother- “I am pregnant and I think the baby is coming”.
Alleshia’s relationship with her boyfriend strained down after the birth of her second son.
5. Jordan Williams and Tia Davis
Tia Davis is one daughter who is keeping her parents legacy alive. She became a mother when she was 14 years old. Her boyfriend Jordan Williams was 15 then. The most interesting thing is that Tia’s parents Shem Davies and Kelly John had conceived her when they were 15 years old. This also makes Kelly and Shem the youngest grandparents in Britain. Kelly is 29 and Shem is 30 years old.
Tia named her daughter Gracie. Tia’s father, Shem says that he was not so happy about Tia’s pregnancy initially but now he is absolutely happy to see Gracie growing up. He is proud to see Tia be such a great mom.
6. Youngest parents from Britain
The new record of the youngest parents went viral in the social media in April 2014 when an unidentified couple gave birth to a baby in Britain. They were 12 and 13 years old. The couple admit being madly in love with each other and have the support of their parents in their relationship. They plan on raising their child with utmost love and care.
These shocking revelations of the youngest parents in the world really make us think that the idea of childhood gets lost somewhere when children become parents at such tender ages.