A girl in Britain is set to become the nation's youngest mother when she gives birth in the coming weeks—at the age of 11.
The Guardian reports that few details about the girl are available for legal reasons. The father is believed to be a minor as well, a few years older than the girl. Police are investigating the situation. The age of consent in Britain is 16, the Huffington Post reports. Britain's current youngest mother was 12 when she gave birth in 2014; her baby is being raised by its 28-year-old grandmother.
Britain's youngest father was 12 years old when his son was born in 1998. Meanwhile, one of Britain's former youngest mothers, Tressa Middleton, who gave birth at the age of 12 in 2006, is expecting another child, Metro.co.uk reports.
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