11 year old pregnant girl set to become Britain’s youngest mother

March 18, 2017 | By | Reply More

UK police is currently investigating the case of a girl became pregnant at the age of 11, who will become Britain’s youngest mother.

pregnant girl The girl expected to give birth soon who cannot be identified, and the father is understood to be a minor also, and only a few years older than the girl.

Few details of the young mother can be made public for legal reasons and the local authority is censoring strict reporting restrictions to protect the privacy of the minors.

United Kingdom has faced an issue of teenage pregnancies for a long time. However, Britain’s official figures show they have reached their lowest level in almost 70 years. The decline has been linked to improvements in access to contraceptives and abortion services.

In 2016, 25,977 women aged 19 and under had babies in England and Wales.

Britain’s current record of youngest age girl who gave birth at 12. In 2014, a 12-year-old girl gave birth and the father of the child was 13. Their daughter is now looked after by her 28-year-old grandmother while the mother attends school.

Tressa Middleton, another British national, gave birth in 2006 when she was only 12, after being raped by her brother. Sean Stewart, of Bedford, became Britain’s youngest-known father at age 12 in 1998.

Press journalist for HRO media – Ignacio Damigo reports.

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