KZN pupil gives birth at school: Report

By Drum Digital
03 August 2012

A Grade 11 pupil who had concealed her pregnancy gave birth at Marburg Secondary School in Port Shepstone, KwaZulu-Natal, The Witness reported on Friday.

The 17-year-old suffered pains throughout the day when a fellow pupil alerted the principal.

KwaZulu-Natal education spokesman Sihle Mlotshwa said paramedics were contacted but when they failed to turn up, a doctor was called in.

The girl gave birth in the sick room.

Mlotshwa said teachers were not aware of her pregnancy and she did not show signs of it.

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