A new mum who gave birth at the age of just 14 has revealed who will look after her child once she returns to school.
Russian teenager Darya Sudnishnikova was just 13 when she got pregnant, and she initially claimed her 10-year-old boyfriend Ivan was the child's father.
Their blossoming romance sent shockwaves across the world, although several leading scientists questioned whether the boy could be a father at such a young age.
Darya and Ivan appeared on national TV in Russia to announce they were expecting.
And yesterday their story swept around the world again as Darya gave birth to a daughter.
After Darya announced she was pregnant, she bravely opened up to say she was in fact raped by a "very fat" man, who she says is the child's biological father.
Of the alleged rape, she said her baby would be given a DNA test after birth and police will then decide on action against her alleged attacker. And Ivan, 10, has vowed to stand by her and be the child's father.
It is understood police have spoken to a suspect.
Darya had a difficult pregnancy and was rushed to hospital over fears of premature birth.
Videos from hospital show her strapped up for a cardiotocography to check the foetal heartbeat – but also indulging in fresh strawberries and cream in closed nuclear town Zheleznogorsk.
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She told followers: “Honestly, I am afraid to give birth. What pain there will be … And painful contractions.”
She has previously said she is likely to have a Caesarean. She also posted: “I was told that I will not hang on until August, but I will try my best for the baby to be full-term.
“Now I am more afraid than ever. I’m scared to even get out of bed, you never know what can happen and I may give birth."
Since the announcement, Darya has turned into a social media star in her home country.
She now has more than 138,000 followers on Instagram and 62,000 on TikTok.
The couple regularly share loved-up photos and short video clips of themselves together, and tell fans about their future plans.
Darya has already said she still plans to graduate, and even own her own home when she is 17.
And in a question in answer session with followers during her pregnancy, Darya revealed who is going to look after the child while she is at school striving towards these goals.
She said: "While I'm at school, my mom will be with her. After school I will be with her."
The children claim they met a year ago and fell in love at first sight.
Ivan admitted he feels “very scared” ahead the baby’s birth when he appeared on a national Russian TV show earlier this year and Darya has also recently shared her fears for the child's arrival.
She's also revealed she already has plans for a second child with Ivan.
Darya has also recently taken to social media to show off her bump and post photos of herself with Ivan as the young couple's romance continues to blossom.
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