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11-Year-Old About to Be Britain's Youngest Mother

Father also believed to be a minor

(Newser) - A girl in Britain is set to become the nation's youngest mother when she gives birth in the coming weeks—at the age of 11. The Guardian reports that few details about the girl are available for legal reasons. The father is believed to be a minor as well,... More »

Newborn Found in Trash Survives

CPS takes custody of Houston 16-year-old's baby

(Newser) - A baby boy is reportedly in good condition after he was found, cold, wet, and purple-faced in a Houston apartment building's trash. Maintenance worker Carlos Michel discovered the newborn after hearing sounds coming from a blue Dumpster yesterday morning, the Houston Chronicle reports. "I almost had a heart... More »

Abused Teen Moms More Likely to Mistreat Own Kids

Time to 'break the cycle': advocates

(Newser) - New research points to an unsurprising pattern of abuse across generations: Teen mothers who were abused themselves are more likely to mistreat their own children. Researchers in California found that more than 40% of teen moms had been reported as possible child abuse victims; half of those reports were confirmed.... More »

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