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Weird Parenting Facts

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

Points available: 10

1:

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

  • A) 5 years
  • B) 7 years
  • C) 9 years
  • D) 10 years
2:

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?

  • A) 55 years
  • B) 60 years
  • C) 65 years
  • D) 70 years
3:

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?

  • A) Seven
  • B) Eight
  • C) Nine
  • D) Ten
4:

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?

  • A) Five
  • B) Six
  • C) Seven
  • D) Eight
5:

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?

  • A) 33
  • B) 41
  • C) 49
  • D) 52
6:

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

  • A) 45
  • B) 57
  • C) 69
  • D) 73
7:

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

  • A) 1-in-20
  • B) 1-in-30
  • C) 1-in-33
  • D) 1-in-42
8:

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

  • A) 1-in-372
  • B) 1-in-412
  • C) 1-in-496
  • D) 1-in-539
9:

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

  • A) Sunday
  • B) Monday
  • C) Tuesday
  • D) Wednesday
10:

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

  • A) February
  • B) April
  • C) July
  • D) August