Girl (9) Gives Birth To A Baby Boy


Doctors at United Byo Hospitals in Bulawayo successfully performed a Caesarian operation on a 9-year-old Tsholotsho girl, giving birth to a baby girl.


In Zimbabwe, a minor whose pregnancy has been subject to shock becomes the country’s youngest mother in history.

The world’s youngest mother was 5 years old when she gave birth.

The specialist who was seeing the child at UBH Dr Ellen Takaringwa Hondonga confirmed the birth.

The baby was born in the early hours of Monday morning. Both baby and mother are fine. We are monitoring the mother as she is in the first crucial hours .The baby was 3090 grammes and it’s a girl,” she said.

Dr Hondonga said she performed the caesarean section with another consultant Dr Gladys Muringani.

The nine-year-old was being attended to by a team of specialists from Bulawayo.

Police picked the 9-year-father old’s to assist them in their investigation into how the minor became pregnant.

The birth of the child will help to answer many unanswered questions, leading to the arrest of the r@pist.

The child’s father was arrested as the primary suspect and is assisting with investigations after it was discovered the nine-year-old fell pregnant after being repeatedly r@ped. She also underwent early puberty to conceive earlier than usual.



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