Jump to content

Nine-year-old Mexican girl gives birth to healthy baby daughter


  • Please log in to reply
35 replies to this topic

#1 Hayleymumof3

Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:46 PM

QUOTE
A MEXICAN girl aged nine has given birth to a girl of her own, local authorities and family members have said.
"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.


Read more: http://www.news.com.au/lifestyle/parenting...6#ixzz2KB4WExvH

cry1.gif Poor girl.

#2 robot sm

Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:49 PM

Woah.

#3 PurpleNess

Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:57 PM

Poor child ...or children :-(


#4 opethmum

Posted 07 February 2013 - 12:58 PM

I really hope the hospital keeps their word and support this poor girl and that she get s the help she desperately needs and that she can take care of herself and get some education and be able to support her daughter in the future. I hope the family helps her and does not abandon her.



#5 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 07 February 2013 - 01:01 PM

Heart breaking sad.gif

#6 daisydo

Posted 07 February 2013 - 01:02 PM

So sad.


#7 MrsLexiK

Posted 07 February 2013 - 02:01 PM

That poor girl, and her family and the little one she has given brith to.

#8 Maple Leaf

Posted 07 February 2013 - 04:38 PM

Good lord.


#9 epl0822

Posted 07 February 2013 - 05:49 PM

Sick. Seventeen is an age where you know the difference between right and wrong.

#10 Chelli

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:15 PM

I have a 9yo and this just breaks my heart nno.gif

#11 choccy2

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:40 PM

This so so incredibly sad - I have an 11 year old and can't imagine an even younger child being forced to endure being assaulted let alone pregnancy and birth.

There is no way in hell I would be putting a child of that age through pregnancy and birth.

There a no words for what I think of her abuser.

#12 AbbottProofFence

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:47 PM

Oh my god. My DD will be 9 this year and I just can't even imagine, she's still practically a baby herself  cry1.gif cry1.gif cry1.gif

#13 1&Twins

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:48 PM

Poor little girl.  

It makes me feel sick.  I agree and hope she is given all the support and education to get through this.

#14 ~sydblue~

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:50 PM

QUOTE (Chelli @ 07/02/2013, 08:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I have a 9yo and this just breaks my heart nno.gif

My DD will be 9 in june and to think of a girl a bit older than her pregnant just makes me sick. She must not have shown at all, or because of her families religion a termination was not a possibility.

#15 follies

Posted 07 February 2013 - 07:52 PM

The youngest girl to give birth was Lina Medina at the age of five. They never worked out who the father was.

#16 Soontobegran

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:24 PM

I have seen the result of pregnancy on the physical and psychological condition of 11 and 12 year olds, I can not even imagine the damage done to this poor little girl. sad.gif

#17 BadCat

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:30 PM

I hope when they catch the father they cut his nuts off.

I can't even imagine why they would not give this poor child a termination.  It boggles the mind.

Edited by O TheHugeManatee, 07 February 2013 - 08:31 PM.


#18 AbbottProofFence

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:34 PM

QUOTE (~sydblue~ @ 07/02/2013, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
My DD will be 9 in june and to think of a girl a bit older than her pregnant just makes me sick. She must not have shown at all, or because of her families religion a termination was not a possibility.


I just looked it up. As the girl isn't from Mexico City, she wouldn't have been able to legally obtain an abortion: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_in_Mexico

Perhaps they lacked the financial means to take her to the capital city or their religious beliefs made them unwilling to consider it.

Who knows. Tragic either way.

#19 BetteBoop

Posted 07 February 2013 - 08:39 PM

Poor kid. And giving birth to another female makes it even more tragic. In some countries, girls don't get a childhood.

The youngest girl to ever give birth was aged 5.

#20 pinkcupcakes

Posted 07 February 2013 - 09:28 PM

QUOTE (follies @ 07/02/2013, 07:52 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The youngest girl to give birth was Lina Medina at the age of five. They never worked out who the father was.



ffear.gif whaaaaat??! i didnt even know that was possible! poor little girls! its hard enough being a grown woman in a western country with good medical care and having to go through the pain of childbirth, let alone such infantile girls! not to mention the emotional and mental trauma. that is actually too much for me to comprehend. i hope they find  the @#$%%^&*( and torture him. that is all.

#21 BadCat

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:03 AM

QUOTE (norageo @ 07/02/2013, 09:34 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I just looked it up. As the girl isn't from Mexico City, she wouldn't have been able to legally obtain an abortion: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abortion_in_Mexico

Perhaps they lacked the financial means to take her to the capital city or their religious beliefs made them unwilling to consider it.

Who knows. Tragic either way.


I don't understand how a country can treat it's women and girls so poorly that a 9yo presenting with a pregnancy wouldn't be made the highest priorty for counselling and abortion.  And if it's a religious thing then I condemn that religion outright as disgusting and immoral.

This just highlights once again how far women have still to go to be treated decently around the world.

Edited by O TheHugeManatee, 08 February 2013 - 09:05 AM.


#22 Soontobegran

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:18 AM

I just found this.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-22...l#axzz2KG3tcfP4

Of course the validity of the article could be in question but if it is correct then the story has become even more horrendous. sad.gif

#23 RCTP

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:22 AM

So very very sad. Poor child.

#24 BadCat

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:32 AM

What the hell is an 8yo doing with a 15yo boyfriend?

How did the mother not notice the child was pregnant?

And how can a hospital sterilise a child like that?

Truly horrendous.

#25 Soontobegran

Posted 08 February 2013 - 09:46 AM

It seems that the child had been pulled out of school at 8 to be caregiver for her family of 14, it sounds as though her life was of little importance to anyone. I guess they now have another little girl to take over.
The hospital's actions?? It appears to be quite a modern well equipped and well staffed place and I just can't figure how they let this tiny baby go home to the family, let alone the fact that they sterilised the tiny mum first. sad.gif




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

 

'My mum doesn't seem that interested in my baby'

Q: My mother and I have always been close, but now that I have a baby, she has not helped out as much as I thought she would.

This mum has donated over 2,000 litres of breast milk

The mother-of-two was diagnosed with hyper-lactation.

New guidelines: "Bottle-feeding mums need support too"

Breast is best, but mums who can't, or choose not to breastfeed need support too.

Call to teach kids about breastfeeding at school

The aim is to increase breastfeeding rates and reduce stigma.

Dads also struggle to 'have it all', study finds

Men and women both experience work-family conflict.

'Working for nothing': Childcare crisis pushes Sydney parents to the brink

Most parents are experiencing substantial difficulties with the financial burden and lack of availability of childcare, as costs have more than doubled for some families in just over a decade.

Language development may start in the womb

Study found babies can recognise foreign languages before birth.

Paying $2.50 for a babycino? This is why...

Aren't babycinos just a bit of froth? Not so, it seems...

I'm a stay-at-home mum who's an awful housewife

"Hey, come here a second," my mum said as she replaced the book in my hands with a wooden spoon covered in what I prayed was red sauce. Together, we walked into the kitchen and hovered over the skillet like we were peering into a crystal ball. Looking into my future, I saw me eating a lot of take away.

 
Advertisement
 

Top 5 Articles

Advertisement
 
 
 

From our network

Five things you need to know about flu and pregnancy

As the 2017 flu season begins in earnest, here?s what you need to know to protect yourself and baby.

Mum tips to keep your pre-baby budget in check

Money might be funny in a rich man's world (or so ABBA told us), but for the rest of us it's a major consideration – particularly before having a baby.

5 easy ways to make your maternity leave last longer

Maternity leave is a special time for you, your partner and your new little bundle. The last thing you want is for financial worries to stand in the way of that joy.

10 ways to keep your 'buying for baby' costs down

Becoming a parent is full of surprises – not least of all finding out that, for such small beings, babies cause a lot of chaos and expense.

5 ways to prepare to go from two incomes to one

Here are some ideas for getting that budget in shape, ready for being a one income family.

 

Baby Names

Need some ideas?

See what names are trending this year.

 
Advertisement
 
 
Essential Baby and Essential Kids is the place to find parenting information and parenting support relating to conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids, maternity, family budgeting, family travel, nutrition and wellbeing, family entertainment, kids entertainment, tips for the family home, child-friendly recipes and parenting. Try our pregnancy due date calculator to determine your due date, or our ovulation calculator to predict ovulation and your fertile period. Our pregnancy week by week guide shows your baby's stages of development. Access our very active mum's discussion groups in the Essential Baby forums or the Essential Kids forums to talk to mums about conception, pregnancy, birth, babies, toddlers, kids and parenting lifestyle. Essential Baby also offers a baby names database of more than 22,000 baby names, popular baby names, boys' names, girls' names and baby names advice in our baby names forum. Essential Kids features a range of free printable worksheets for kids from preschool years through to primary school years. For the latest baby clothes, maternity clothes, maternity accessories, toddler products, kids toys and kids clothing, breastfeeding and other parenting resources, check out Essential Baby and Essential Kids.