Lina Medina, from Lima, Peru, is the world's youngest mother, according to an article from "The Telegraph." Medina gave birth by Caesarean section when she was 5 years, 7 months and 21 days old in May 1939. The identity of the biological father has never been confirmed.
According to Jose Sandoval, author of "Mother Aged 5," Medina got her first menstrual period when she was 2 and a half years old and became pregnant at 4 years and 8 months. The pregnancy was originally mistaken for an abdominal tumor. When physicians examined her, they found that her sexual organs were already fully matured.Learn More
Youngest child syndrome is a name for common traits shared by the youngest children in families due to their birth order. Many of these are negative traits, such as being demanding, bratty and spoiled.Full Answer >
Some uncommon phobias include coulrophobia, somniphobia, xanthophobia, turophobia, omphalophobia, hylophobia, ombrophobia, nomophobia, uranophobia, papaphobia, trypophobia, pogonophobia and triskaidekaphobia, according to an article in The Telegraph. These types of phobias are known as specific phobias, and are characterized by an irrational fear. They are categorized as anxiety disorders, according to the Office of Women's Health of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.Full Answer >
The "typical" American family is mother, father and two kids, as stated from the New York Times. This family also lives together under the same roof, known commonly as the nuclear family.Full Answer >
A mother may be hateful or resentful toward her child if she was not prepared to be a mother. For instance, a woman who did not plan her pregnancy or is not naturally maternal may exhibit hatred toward her child.Full Answer >