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Meet the Youngest Person to Give Birth in the World

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The can get pregnant is at age 12. At this age, a woman can get pregnant due to the fact that adolescent starts at that age. Her body starts being sexually active and can sustain pregnancy for the nine month period.

However, this is not usually the case as some women have been recorded to have given birth at relatively younger ages than the 12th age that is scientifically recognized. The lady who holds the record for youngest woman to ever give birth is Lina Medina.

Lina Medina is a Peruvian and she gave birth aged 5 years and 7 months. She gave birth on 14th May of 1939 through c-section and the baby boy was named  Gerardo after one of the doctors who conducted the operation.

Lina and Gerardo lived as brother and sister until Lina was 10 when she was told that Gerardo was actually her own son and not brother.

Gerardo died out of bone marrow ailments in 1979 at age 40.

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