Have heard that before, interesting to say the least!
My husband and I got married in church when we already had our first child. He was at our wedding!:D
Wow! That's interesting! I would have thought those numbers would have been much smaller. Thanks for the trivia. Hugs...
Interesting post! Have a lovely Day! 🌻🌻🌻
So interesting, makes sense.
In feudal times the lord got first crack at brides living on his land, so to ensure the baby came from the husband they would consummate before the wedding.
Can only wait so long
...the birds and the bees....:)
When my family lived in Newfoundland in the 1970s, some women still had to demonstrate that they could get pregnant before their husbands-to-be would marry them. Childbearing ability was considered to be critical, so I'm not surprised