Preteen gives birth in Polish hospital
PR dla Zagranicy
A 12-year-old girl has given birth at a hospital in Kielce, southern Poland, with the 29-year-old father facing a prison sentence.
“Both the mother and child are healthy,” a spokeswoman for the hospital told the Echo Dnia website.
The girl is the youngest person to have ever given birth at the hospital, the spokeswoman said.
Due to complications during childbirth, the girl had to undergo a Caesarean section, the website reported.
Meanwhile, the father of the baby has been identified as being 29 years old.
According to district prosecutor, Marcin Witkowski, proceedings are pending against Józef J. (name withheld under Polish privacy laws) of having sex with a minor.
The man faces between two and 12 years in prison. (rg)
Source: Echo Dnia, Polish Radio