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Girl, 12, Gives Birth on School Trip

She didn't know she was pregnant, says official

(Newser) - A 12-year-old student started her day on a Dutch field trip as a girl and ended it as a mother. The girl suddenly suffered severe stomach pains on the outing, and arriving paramedics discovered she was about to give birth, reports the Telegraph . Both the pre-teen mom and baby are... More »

Dead Baby Linked to Oprah's School

Teen student brought infant in bag to hospital while seeking treatment

(Newser) - More bad news for Oprah Winfrey's scandal-plagued school in South Africa: A dead infant was discovered in a bag belonging to a student brought to the hospital for excessive bleeding, reports E! The 17-year-old girl remains in the hospital, and officials believe she gave birth at Winfrey's Leadership Academy for... More »

Child-Mom Not 10, Argue Neighbors

'Lies!' they say ... she's more like 13, or 14, or 15

(Newser) - Somehow, "15-year-old gives birth to baby!" just doesn't have the same ring to it—but that may be closer to the truth, at least according to former neighbors of the supposedly 10-year-old girl who gave birth last week in Spain. The AP met with a group of them... More »

10-Year-Old Mom No Big Deal: Grandma

Gypsy woman says it's a normal development

(Newser) - The grandmother whose 10-year-old daughter just gave birth in Spain doesn't understand what the hubbub is about, the AP reports. The 30-something woman, identified only as Olimpia, says she's happy to have a granddaughter. News of the birth has provoked shock around the world, but the family, Romanian gypsies living... More »

10-Year-Old Gives Birth

It's not uncommon in their country, says mom

(Newser) - Ten years old: An age for playing with your friends and … giving birth? Apparently so, for one youngster in Spain whose baby was born last week. The baby’s father is also a minor, the AP reports, citing local newspapers. One local report quoted the new mother’s own... More »

It's a Girl—Jamie Lynn Gives Birth

Maddie Briann arrives via C-section just as Britney makes it to town

(Newser) - Jamie Lynn Spears gave birth via C-section this morning in Mississippi, the National Enquirer reports. The 17-year-old’s baby, Maddie Briann, weighs 6 pounds, 10 ounces. Sister Britney arrived in Louisiana yesterday to await the delivery. An ultrasound last week showed that there were possible complications with the baby's position. More »

Teen Gives Birth, Jogs to ER

'This baby is fine,' says doc

(Newser) - A terrified California teenager hid her pregnancy from her parents, gave birth alone in the shower—then walked and jogged four blocks to the hospital cradling her wrapped infant still attached by the umbilical cord. The mother of the teen, who said she was "just a little nervous,"... More »

Teen From Texas Sect Gives Birth

State says she's younger than 18, but ranch officials deny it

(Newser) - One of the teens taken from a polygamist sect in Texas gave birth to a boy today as state police stood guard outside her hospital room, the Houston Chronicle reports. State officials say the mother is younger than 18 and that she will be taken to a foster care facility... More »

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