Wednesday, December 14, 2005


Grandmother at 26

`Britain’s youngest grandmother has spoken of her shock over learning that her 12-year-old daughter had given birth.

The 26-year-old woman said she had been devastated by the news but intended to support her daughter and baby grandson. [..]

The baby’s grandmother, who gave birth herself at 14, told a news conference at Rotherham police station: “We had no idea she was pregnant. Nobody in the family did.

“She had put on a little bit of weight but we didn’t suspect anything.

“I couldn’t believe it when it started happening and I even threatened to smack an ambulance man when he said she had given birth.”‘

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