Being a Mother itself is a bliss. Nothing can beat the feeling of giving birth to a new life but then there are mothers who are unique in their own dimensions.
Presenting you some of the unique mothers in the world who are either the first or only one of her type :
** World’s youngest mother
Lina Medina of Peru gave birth to a child at the age of 5 years, 7 months and 21 days. Shocked, but thats true.
** Mother with most number of children in a single birth (8)
Nadya Denise Doud-Suleman Gutierrez, known as “octomom” gave birth to 8 child (octuplets) in Jan 2009. More interesting is the fact that she already had 6 young children at her home.
** Word’s first male mother
Surprised but this has happened. Thomas Beatie owns the honor to be world’s first male who gave birth to a child. Thomas was born a woman but then changed to a man through surgery. His 34-year-old’s wife, Nancy, was unable to conceive due to some medical reason, so Thomas decided to had a baby himself, through artificial insemination using donor sperm and his own egg.
** Mother with most number of births (69)
A peasant from Shuya, Russia, known only as “the wife of Feodor Vassilyev”, gave birth to a whopping 69 children in the 18th century, from 27 pregnancies. She is also listed in the Guinness Book of Records for her unmatched feat.
** World’s smallest mother (2 ft 4 inches)
Stacey Herald holds the record for being the shortest mother. She is just 2 ft 4 inches but has given birth to 3 kids already despite doctors giving her warnings that she is risking her life by conceiving.
** World’s oldest first time mother
Finally a first from India. After waiting for more than 40 years for her first child, Rajo Devi Lohan gave birth to a child in November 2008, at the age of 70.
** Mother with longest interval between her 2 kids (41 years)
Elizabeth Ann Buttle had two kids, Belinda and Joseph and the interval between the birth of Belinda and Joseph is the longest interval between births ever in history of mankind. Belinda was born when Elizabeth was was just 19 in 1956 and her second child Joseph was born on November 20, 1997 when Elizabeth was 60, an interval of 41 years 185 days.