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10-year-old girl gives birth to healthy baby after being raped by her stepfather

By Mason White 10:02 AM July 19, 2015
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By: Feng Qian
The mother of a 10-year-old girl who gave birth to healthy baby boy, claimed that she did not notice that her child was pregnant, police in Brazil said.

According to the police investigation, the girl of Belo Horizonte, complained of a stomach ache at school on Tuesday, hours before she gave birth to her baby boy.

When her teachers learned that she is in the final stages of labor, she was rushed to a hospital. After giving birth, the girl revealed to her mother that her 40-year-old stepfather raped her.

The mother reported the abuse to the police. The stepfather was arrested on a charge of rape.

The girl’s mother told investigators that said she had not noticed her daughter’s abdomen getting bigger in recent months, and she had no idea that she was pregnant.

The girl told police that her stepfather threatened to kill her mother and brother if she told anyone about the abuse. The girl was only seven months pregnant when she gave birth to her healthy baby boy.