11-year-old girl from Capiz gives birth to premature baby boy

The Philippine News Agency, via Interaksyon.com, reports that "an 11-year-old girl [in] Capiz delivered a baby boy at Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital in Roxas City, Iloilo on Saturday, November 26. The baby was premature, as the young mother went into labor on her seventh month of pregnancy.

The Philippine News Agency, via Interaksyon.com, reports that "an 11-year-old girl from Capiz delivered a baby boy at the Roxas Memorial Provincial Hospital in Roxas City on Saturday, November 26. The baby was premature, as the young mother went into labor on her seventh month of pregnancy. It was a normal delivery.

 

The report revealed: "The girl’s name is not being made public to protect her privacy and security. It was not immediately made clear who the father of her baby is, nor what actions the government will likely take against him. Charges of rape and child abuse are likely to be considered, given the age of the girl."

 

For more on this story, log on to Interaksyon.com.

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