Elena Chiritescu, the ten-year-old gipsy girl who became one of the world’s youngest mother when she gave birth naturally to 6lb 6oz baby Nicoleta.(baby girl)
The picture was taken when she was three months pregnant. At her side is her 13-year-old cousin Gheorghe Mecic, the baby’s father. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the pair are no longer a couple.
The feckless parents and can exclusively reveal details of their doomed relationship, including how after she became pregnant aged nine, their mothers allowed them to live as ‘husband and wife’.