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12-year-old Mexican girl gives birth to premature baby | The State

Great surprise that the medical staff of a hospital in the municipality of Ecatepec, belonging to the State of Mexico, to which he arrived a girl of only 12 years old because she was about to give birth.

According to the information given by the municipal president of Tecámac (where the minor is from), Mariela Gutiérrez Escalante, on January 13 The girl arrived along with a 15-year-old teenager, who said he was her partner, to the hospital because she had started labor.

The girl was transferred to the General Hospital of Las Américas in Ecatepec, where after a somewhat complicated delivery, she had her baby at 8 months of gestation. The newborn was a male, who despite being born early, weighed 3,200 kilos and measured 50 centimeters.

The adolescents indicated to personnel of the National System for the Integral Development of Families (DIF) that they lived together in a room that they made with wooden boards.

The municipal government indicated that the minors and their baby will be provided with medical and psychological support, social work and a welfare card through which they will receive about $ 125 per month.

Meanwhile, the parents of these adolescents assured that they will also provide them with support and be attentive to what they need.


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