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10 Most Unbelievable Human Reproductive Records

World's Youngest Mother

World's Youngest Mother

The world's youngest mother on record is Lina Medina from Peru. After being brought to the hospital by her parents for what they thought was an abdominal tumor, the 5-year-old child gave birth to a baby boy by c-section.

Most Children Born to One Woman

Most Children Born to One Woman

The record for having the most children during her lifetime goes to the wife of Feodor Vassilyev. Between the years 1725 and 1765, the Russian woman gave birth to 69 children including seven sets of triplets, four sets of quadruplets, and 16 sets of twins.

World's Youngest Father

World's Youngest Father

The world's youngest father is Sean Stewart of the United Kingdom. In 1998, Stewart's 15-year-old girlfriend gave birth to a healthy baby boy. At the time, Stewart was 12 years old.

World's Youngest Baby

World's Youngest Baby

In October 2004, Amillia Sonja Taylor was born after only spending 22 weeks in the womb. She weighed slightly less than 10 ounces and was only 9.5 inches long at birth. Amillia is still alive today.

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World's Oldest Baby

The honor of being the world's oldest baby goes to the daughter of 25-year-old Beulah Hunter in 1944. Hunter was pregnant for 375 days (over a year) before giving birth to a very normal baby girl. Normal gestation for a human baby is 280 days.

First Test Tube Baby

First Test Tube Baby

The first test tube baby was delivered by c-section in 1978. She was externally conceived and her mother was 31 at the time.

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World's Oldest Father

It is not unheard of for older men to father children. However, Les Colley set a new record when he fathered a child at the age of 93.

Oldest Mother

Oldest Mother

On December 29, 2006, Carmen Bousada de Lara gave birth to twins in Spain. De Lara used artificial insemination to get pregnant and gave birth at the age of 67.

Oldest Mother, runner up - Celebrity Edition

Oldest Mother, runner up - Celebrity Edition

Geena Davis was 48 years and 3 months old when she delivered her youngest child.

Oldest Mother - Celebrity Edition

Oldest Mother - Celebrity Edition

Beverly D'Angelo was 49 when she had twins Anton and Olivia in 2001.

Oldest Father - Celebrity Edition

Oldest Father - Celebrity Edition

Tony Randall was 78 when his youngest child was born in 1998.

Most Children Fathered by One Man

Most Children Fathered by One Man

The record for the most children fathered by one man goes to Moulay Ismail. Between 1646 and 1727, Ismail fathered around 800 children.

Most Children Delivered in a Single Birth to Survive

Most Children Delivered in a Single Birth to Survive

Octomom Nadya Suleman gave birth to 6 boys and two girls in late January of 2009. The babies were conceived with IVF and were 9 weeks premature when they were delivered by c-section.

Biggest Baby in the World

Biggest Baby in the World

The biggest baby on records was born to Anna Bates of Canada in 1879. The baby weighted 23.12 pounds, but unfortunately died 11 hours after the birth. Anna herself was over 7'5" tall.

First Man Birth

First Man Birth

Thomas Beatie was the first man to give birth to a child. Thomas had a sex change ten years earlier to become a man, but kept his reproductive organs because his wife had had a hysterectomy already.

Most Time Between Twin Births

Most Time Between Twin Births

The Elliott family of Waterford, Ireland, gave birth to a set of twins born 87 days apart. The first, Amy, was born only 23 weeks into pregnancy, and beating all the odds, she survived. It wasn't until 36 weeks in that Katie was born after an induction.

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