Unusual maternal numbers

Some weird stats from the Herald:

  • Most children – 69 to one mother – 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets. Her husband also had 18 children with his 2nd wife!
  • The longest pregnancy is 375 days. Ouch.
  • The heaviest baby was 10.8 kgs at birth – double ouch.
  • Lightest surviving baby was 260 grams
  • Yuck – youngest mother was five years old. She is alive today, aged 82. she had a second son 33 years after her first
  • Oldest mother – 69.
  • Most children in a single birth – eight to the Octomum.

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