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 before settling down.
But, with the average age for a woman to become a mum being revealed as 28.7 years, we take a look at the celebrities you didn't realise had their first child younger than most...
Jacqueline Jossa and Dan Osborne had Ella when Jacqueline was 22. She is now pregnant with their second child just months after their wedding.
Jacqueline Jossa with daughter Ella
Stacey was just 18 when she had her first child Zachary and 23 when she had Leighton.
Stacey Solomon with son Zachary
Solange Knowles was 18 when her and her former husbund Daniel Smith welcomed Daniel Smith Junior.
Solange Knowles with Daniel Smith Junior
Victoria and David had their first child, Brooklyn when Victoria was 24. They now have three other children Harper, Romeo and Cruz.
Victoria Beckham with son Brooklyn
Jamie Lynn Spears was 17 when she gave birth to her daughter Maddie. This month she has welcomed her second daughter Ivey Jones Watson.
Jamie Lynn Spears with daughter Maddie
Britney Spears was 23 when she had her son Sean Federline and a year later welcomed another baby boy, Jamie Federline.
Britney Spears with son Jamie
Written by Lucy Hollis