Youngest Mother at 5 Years Old

Did You Know “Lina Medina” (born September 27, 1933, in Ticrapo, Huancavelica Region, Peru) is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years old. She currently lives in Lima, the capital of Peru.
Entering precocious puberty at the age of 8 months (some reports say 2.5 years. Medina gave birth to a 2.7 kg (6.0 lb) son, named Gerardo, by cesarean section on May 14, 1939 in Lima at age 5. Her parents, who assumed their daughter had a tumor, took her to a hospital, where she was determined to be seven months pregnant. Although Medina’s father was arrested on suspicion of child sexual abuse, he was later released due to lack of evidence, and the identity of the biological father who impregnated Medina was never uncovered Medina’s son weighed 2.7 kg (6.0 lb; 0.43 st) at birth and was named Gerardo after her doctor. Gerardo was raised believing that Medina was his sister, but found out at the age of 10 that she was his mother. He grew up healthy but died in 1979 at the age of 40 of a bone marrow disease.