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.
Written by Lucy Hollis