The first headline I saw this morning as I was having my cup of coffee was: '9 year old gives birth to baby.' My stomach sunk. I froze and felt powerless. How could this happen? All children deserve to be protected and shielded from life's most unconscionable acts. We all know bad things happen to the innocent. My son is eight so it did hit home for me... I didn't want to start my day sad, but I did.
Full story here from Huffington Post
In north-east China, an unnamed Chinese girl gave birth by Caesarean section to a healthy baby boy. She was 9 years old. She was brought to a hospital in Changchun when she was eight and a half months pregnant, and gave birth there, a Chinese newspaper reported.