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Young girls falling pregnant earlier

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Young girls are getting pregnant at an even earlier age, a healthcare project at a school in Nakhon Phanom has revealed, with the youngest reported in May to be only 10 years old. 

Students show their affection at a public park.

Supannee Saenkuan, a teacher at Nakhon Phanom Wittayakom School who operates a teenage heathcare project, said a meeting on youth problems in the province revealed that young girls were getting pregnant at a much earlier age than before.

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