10 Year Old Columbian Girl Delivered Healthy Baby Girl
A young girl from Manaure, Columbia, gave birth to a healthy girl. The unnamed girl, one of youngest mothers, is at her 10 years of age when she delivered her daughter.
The young mother was reportedly arrived at the hospital with tears in her eyes and experiencing so much pain from the contractions of her labor.
She delivered her child weighing 5 pounds by caesarean section. Experts say that for a young girl like her, caesarean section is unusual.
For a young girl giving birth, it is not easy. The head of the baby needs to come out through a bony outlet but since the pelvis of a young girl is not big enough or ready to deliver a baby, caesarean section is the only way.
Risk of preeclampsia or pregnancy-induced high blood pressures to so young mothers is also higher and giving birth at the so young age could also risk babies to fetal growth restriction, according to a clinical professor obstetrics and gynecology at NYU Langone Medical Center Frederick Gonzales.
Gonzales reportedly said that girls are not ready to get pregnant. Although their bodies can able to bear a child, you cannot hide the fact their bodies are not mature and being a too-young mother is a very difficult responsibility for them as a whole.
The report said that the young mother is a member of the Wayuu people. She’s an indigenous tribe in northern Colombia. The father’s age is unknown, but according to the report, the police cannot press charges because there is a jurisdiction of the tribe regarding to the case of this 10 year old mother.
The director of the hospital, in where the girl gave birth, Efraín Pacheco Casadiego, said that they have seen several cases of young girls bearing a child of the Wayuu ethnicity. “When in fact [the girls] should be playing with dolls, they have to care for a baby. This is shocking.”
As girls start to ovulation, the chance of getting pregnancy is high. So anytime, even their body is not ready, they’ll be conceiving a child. As you can see, pregnancy is happening at very young ages.
The average age of girls in the country that normally start menstruating is 12. However, the age keeps dropping. In the Hispanic girls, there are more young girls who start menstruating. But only 13 percent are menstruating younger than 11 and sexual experience for these young girls would be very unusual.
Jasmine Parker, a passionate writer and a caring daughter, takes good care of her parents. She always keeps her parents healthy. She purposely bought the hot tub for them. She knows that hydrotherapy of hot tubs could help treat the arthritis of her parents. The way I see it, her parents, though very, can still walk around without assistance, and can even do some chores like cooking.
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