Many people might think that while there are some disadvantages to having a baby in your teenage years, like how it could impact your education or development, there is definitely one clear advantage:
It’s easier on a woman’s body to give birth at a young (but not too young, obviously) age. After all, women were designed to give birth earlier rather than later, right? We see young moms who “bounce back” after having a baby at 19 or 20 and think, “Well, sure, they did! They’re so young!” In our mind, it makes perfect sense that it would be easier on us, from a biological standpoint, to have babies earlier.
But one famous young mom, Maci Bookout, from the TV shows 16 and Pregnant and Teen Mom, is telling a different story.