A lot of women get shamed when they have children at an age that society sometimes perceives as too young. While we don't encourage teen pregnancies, adults have the right to make their own decisions over their bodies and when they want to start their families.
Here are a few who did just that.
The Modern Family actress had her son, Manolo, back in 1991 when she was 19. She was married to Manolo’s father, Joe Gonzales at the time.
The youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner sisters, Kylie gave birth to her and Travis Scott’s daughter, Stormi, when she was 20.
The singer gave birth to her daughter Sy’rai Iman in 2002 when she was 22 years old. A short-lived reality TV show called Brandy: Special Delivery was filmed by MTV at the time when she was pregnant.
The actress gave birth to her first child, daughter Ava, in 1999 when she was 23 years old.
Britney welcomed her first child, Sean, with former husband Kevin Federline when she was 23.
In 2004, The Almost Famous actress welcomed her son Ryder with her then husband Chris Robinson. She was 24 at the time.
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The Grammy winning singer had her son, Angelo James Konecki, when she was 24 years old with boyfriend Simon Konecki in 2012.
I just finished my 107 shows in 10 months. 100% live every night. I bloody smashed it, even if I do say so myself. You lot have been incredible, every night you've been so beautiful, loving and engaged. My band and my crew you made the whole thing turn. And my beautiful family made it easy for me to do. Big love x
Candace Cameron Bure
The Full House star welcomed her first child, Natasha, in 1998 when she was 22 years old.
The supermodel gave birth to her son Riley when she was 19.
Pearl was just 20 when she gave birth to her daughter Thandolwethu.
When I look at her, I see the future of this world- bold, beautiful & kind. I love you my darling. You’re everything I thought I didn’t deserve. Thank you for choosing me. Will always make sure you keep your head up. Always got your back. ?? @thando__m ?? You are in every sense of the meaning, a “Mother’s love” . #africanwomen #africanpower #girlpower #love #afro #legacy #loveofmylife ?? @xaviersaer . Hair : @_blackpearlhair / @saadique MUH : @nthatomashishi & @gi_myers . Creative : @accordingtojerri
The actress and TV presenter had son Anesu with DJ Black Coffee when she was 23 years old.
Can you believe Khanyi has an 11-year-old daughter? She gave birth to Khanukani when she was just 21.
The Queen of SA TV was just 22 when she had her first child, Lesedi Matsunyane, with her first husband.
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