How Old Were These Celebrity Mums When They Had Their First Baby?

Rebecca Ferguson

by Maria Martin |

What age do you think is the best time to become a mother? According to recent statistics, nearly half (49%) of all live births were to mothers aged 30 and over, with the average age for first-time mothers coming in at 28.1 years.

But what about celebrities? We round up some of the most high-profile mothers, from Adele and Lily Allen who chose to become mothers in their twenties, to Halle Berry and Nicole Kidman who are welcoming bundles of joy into their lives well into their forties...

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Rebecca Ferguson

Singer and X-Factor finalist Rebecca, 27, became a mum at the tender age of 18 with ex-partner Karl Dures and has a daughter Lillie May, 10, and son Karl Jr, eight.'
Karl was my first love. It was a surprise when Lillie May came along and it was hard to deal with, but a lot of young girls are in that situation,’ she said of her first pregnancy. Rebecca has recently confirmed that she is now pregnant with her third child with her current partner, who has chosen to stay out of the limelight.

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