Weird Parenting Facts

Motherhood can be pretty weird at times. See how weird it can get with these parenting facts.

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In 1939, Lina Medina became the youngest mother on record. How old was she?


Satyabhama Mahapatra, a retired schoolteacher in India, holds the record for becoming the world's oldest mother. How old was she when her first child was born?


In 1997, Bobbie McCaughey set the record for the most surviving children from a single birth. Can you remember how many these famous siblings number?


Joseph and Annie Bleackley hold the record for shortest interval between their births. Just under how many months apart were Jayne Bleackley's children born?


5. How many years apart were Elizabeth Ann Buttle's two children born, setting the record for longest interval between the birth of two children?


Between 1725 and 1765, the first wife of Feodor Vassilyev bore how many children (of whom all but two survived infancy)?


What are the odds of a mother giving birth to twins?


What are the odds of having triplets or other multiple births?


What is the most popular day of the week to have a baby?


What is the most popular month in which to have a baby?