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.

Sofia Vergara

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. 

Sure, when they do 200 episodes, they call it a hit. When I have 200 episodes, they call me dramatic. Whatever. #ModernFamily200Episodes #CONGRATULATIONSFAMMMMMMMM #IDontKnowWhatsHappeningWithMyHairEither

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Kylie Jenner

The youngest of the Kardashian/Jenner sisters, Kylie gave birth to her and Travis Scott’s daughter, Stormi, when she was 20. 

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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. 

@syraismith ????‍??my best girl in the world! #MyMotherMyDaughter

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Reese Witherspoon

The actress gave birth to her first child, daughter Ava, in 1999 when she was 23 years old. 


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Britney Spears

Britney welcomed her first child, Sean, with former husband Kevin Federline when she was 23.

This was from our lil trip to see Aladdin. What a great show!!!!

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Kate Hudson

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. 

Candace Cameron Bure

The Full House star welcomed her first child, Natasha, in 1998 when she was 22 years old.

I’m with my girl @natashabure at Kids Choice Awards! #KCA2018

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Jourdan Dunn

The supermodel gave birth to her son Riley when she was 19. 

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Pearl Thusi

Pearl was just 20 when she gave birth to her daughter Thandolwethu.

Enhle Mbali

The actress and TV presenter had son Anesu with DJ Black Coffee when she was 23 years old. 

#birthday #simplylive #simplylove #simplyenhle??????

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Khanyi Mbau

Can you believe Khanyi has an 11-year-old daughter? She gave birth to Khanukani when she was just 21. 

Sunday bliss with Mom ??

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Connie Ferguson

The Queen of SA TV was just 22 when she had her first child, Lesedi Matsunyane, with her first husband. 

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