Final Year JHS Student Gives Birth To A Preterm Baby In Examination Hall.
The basic education certificate examination just started yesterday Monday 14th September, 2020. A Junior High School student who is part of those writing the ongoing BECE, has reportedly given birth to preterm baby.
She is around fifteen years of age from Aboabo close Dormaa Ahenkro in the Bono Region.
As per the report assembled, she gave birth to a preterm baby while she was writing her Basic Education Certificate Examination. She was rushed to a center at Aboabo where the cord was braced and cut.
The 15years old young girl, who is currently a mother got back to class to proceed with her tests. The child is presently on admission and receiving oxygen in an incubator.
Our discovery show the young girl isn’t an ANC attendant, therefore the gestational age of the baby is unknown however specialists at the facility have assessed the baby based on dubowitz core to get the correct gestational age.
For stigmatization sake, her name is being withheld. The cause of this premature delivery is unknown but could be fear, pressure or stress due to the exams. Note that premature delivery is more common in early pregnancy (teenagers) and late pregnancy (old age).
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