The age women decide to venture down the heroic path of motherhood (which naturally involves breast pumps, snot and working the equivalent of 2.5 full-time jobs) of course, varies. Some decide to be a mum in their late teens and others decide to wait until their late 30's before settling down.
But, with the average age for a woman to become a mum being revealed as 30.1 years, we take a look at the celebrities you didn't realise had their first child younger than most...
Jacqueline Jossa with daughter Ella
Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne had Ella when Jacqueline was 22. She is now pregnant with their second child just months after their wedding.
Stacey Solomon with son Zachary
Stacey was just 18 when she had her first child Zachary and 23 when she had Leighton.
Hilary Duff with son Luca
Hilary Duff was 24 when her and Mike Comrie had their son Luca.
Solange Knowles with Daniel Smith Junior
Solange Knowles was 18 when her and her former husbund Daniel Smith welcomed Daniel Smith Junior.
Victoria Beckham with son Brooklyn
Victoria and David had their first child, Brooklyn when Victoria was 24. They now have three other children Harper, Romeo and Cruz.
Adele with son Angelo
Adele and husband Simon Konecki had their baby boy, Angelo when Adele was 24.
Jamie Lynn Spears with daughter Maddie
Jamie Lynn Spears was 17 when she gave birth to her daughter Maddie. This month she has welcomed her second daughter Ivey Jones Watson.
Britney Spears with son Jamie
Britney Spears was 23 when she had her son Sean Federline and a year later welcomed another baby boy, Jamie Federline.
Kylie Jenner with daughter Stormi
Kylie Jenner, who is 20, gave birth to Stormi back in February.
Reese Witherspoon with daughter Ava
Reese Witherspoon was 23 when her and former spose, Ryan Philippe had daughter Ava who is now 18.
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