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Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing.
Japan’s birth rate is so low adult diapers are sold more than baby diapers.
A russian woman in the 1700s gave birth to 16 pairs of twins, 7 sets of triplets and 4 sets of quadruplets in just 40 years with the same man.
A woman in Germany gave birth naturally to a baby who weighed 13 pounds (5.8 kg).
Oprah Winfrey’s first name was supposed to be Orpah, but it was misspelled on her birth certificate.
2 million girls give birth at 14 or younger every year.
Every 30 seconds, a baby is born with a birth defect in China.
Returning astronauts report extreme difficulty moving their arms and legs right after coming back, reason why they call it “the second birth.”
In the U.S., it cost between US$134,000 and US$237,000 to raise a child from birth to age 17 (not counting school).
Women who take birth control pills blink 32% more than women who don’t. Nobody knows why.
At age 14, Oprah Winfrey gave birth to a boy who died shortly after.
Giving birth can cause an orgasm: the release of hormones during delivery can push some women to ecstasy.
The German word for “birth control pill” is “antibabypille”.
The youngest mother gave birth when she was only 5 years old.
Elvis Presley had a twin brother that died at birth.
In 2011, a 61-year-old woman gave birth to her own grandson. The baby was conceived with an egg donated by her 35-year-old daughter.
After a long search, a 22-year old man found her birth mother working at the same store as him.
The longest interval between the birth of twins is 87 days.
From birth to toilet training, a baby goes through an average of 8000 diaper changes.
Freddy Mercury’s birth name was Farrokh Bulsara.