Jamie Lynn Spears reflects on being a teenage mom 'I was a baby having a baby'

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Jamie Lynn Spears Recalls Becoming a Teenage Mother

Jamie Lynn Spears is best known as the younger sibling of pop icon, Britney Spears, but the actress and singer made headlines herself when she announced she was expecting a baby in 2007 at the young age of 16.

The now-25-year-old country music singer said it was a point in her life that was really scary and it's hard to reflect on it and not become emotional.

"I remember being a little girl and all those emotions come back. Not just being pregnant, but telling your loved ones and going through all that, it's a lot of emotions involved," she explained. "You're just an innocent little girl, and then you look back on how far you came...it's bittersweet."

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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Jamie Lynn Spears attends the 2016 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 11: Jamie Lynn Spears performs on the Chevrolet Cruze Park Stage at the 2016 CMA Music Fest on June 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Sara Kauss/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS, NV - MAY 22: (L-R) Actress Jamie Lynn Spears, Maddie Briann Aldridge, and Lynne Spears attend the 2016 Billboard Music Awards at T-Mobile Arena on May 22, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Todd Williamson/BBMA2016/Getty Images for dcp)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Alyssa Micaela and Jamie Lynn Spears attend the 2016 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 8, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 11: Jamie Lynn Spears greets fans at the Chevrolet Cruze Park Stage at the 2016 CMA Music Fest on June 11, 2016 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Sara Kauss/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 13: Singer Jamie Lynn Spears performs during Opry At The Ryman Matinee show at Ryman Auditorium on June 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 13: Singer Jamie Lynn Spears performs during Opry At The Ryman Matinee show at Ryman Auditorium on June 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 10: Jamie Lynn Spears attends the 2015 CMT Music awards at the Bridgestone Arena on June 10, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 13: Jamie Lynn Spears performs on the Bud Light Stage at the 2015 CMA Festival on June 13, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Beth Gwinn/Getty Images)
TWIN LAKES, WI - JULY 25: Singer/Songwriter Jamie Lynn Spears performs at Country Thunder USA - Day 3 In Twin Lakes, Wisconsin on July 25, 2015 in Twin Lakes, Wisconsin. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder)
ARLINGTON - APRIL 19: Jamie Watson and Jamie Lynn Spears at the 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Sunday, April 19, 2015 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Bill Matlock/CBS via Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 18: Singer Jamie Lynn Spears attends the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Country Checkers Challenge at Globe Life Park in Arlington on April 18, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Diamond/ACM2015/Getty Images for dcp)
FLORENCE, AZ - APRIL 11: Singer/Songwriter Jamie Lynn Spears performs during Country Thunder USA - Day 3 on April 11, 2015 in Florence, Arizona. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Country Thunder USA)
LUBBOCK, TX - NOVEMBER 16: Jamie Lynn Spears opens for Alabama at United Supermarkets Arena on November 16th, 2014 in Lubbock, Texas. (Photo by John Weast/Getty Images)
CINCINNATI, OH - JULY 18: Jamie Lynn Spears performs onstage at the 2014 Buckle Up Music Festival on July 18, 2014 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joey Foley/Getty Images)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 08: Jamie Lynn Spears performs during the 2014 CMA Festival on June 8, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Jamie Lynn Spears poses at the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game during the CMA Festival at Greer Stadium on June 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for City Of Hope)
NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07: Jamie Lynn Spears attends the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Game during the CMA Festival at Greer Stadium on June 7, 2014 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for City Of Hope)
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She continued, "Telling you're loved ones and going through all of that. It's a lot of emotions involved."

It was definitely a tumultuous time for the Spears family and she says she wasn't surprised by her family's reaction.

"My family's reaction was exactly what you expected it to be: very shocked, very scared for me...but it was all out of love. I was the baby of the family having a baby," she said. "When I told them I was pregnant, I think the best thing that they did was they supported me. They didn't just let me go do whatever I wanted, but they gave me the freedom to make my choices and grow up. I couldn't have a child and still have mom and dad making decisions for me."

She continued, "It was a good tough love...I wasn't going to use my age as an excuse. To be a mother is to be a mother, it doesn't matter what age you are."

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LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Britney Spears stands courtside with sister Jamie Lynn as the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Washington Wizards on December 17, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 17: Britney Spears walks through the crowd with sister Jamie Lynn Spears as the Los Angeles Lakers play against the Washington Wizards on December 17, 2006 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2006 NBAE (Photo by Jeffrey Bottari/NBAE via Getty Images)
Jamie Lynn Spears, Britney Spears and Kevin Federline (Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage)
Britney Spears and Jamie Lynn Spears during Nickelodeon's 16th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 2003 - Backstage at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, CA, United States. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
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UNITED STATES - SEPTEMBER 25: Britney Spears is joined by her mother, Lynne (left), and her sister, Jamie Lynn, on a backstage visit to meet the cast after attending a performance of 'Hairspray' at the Neil Simon Theater. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
Britney Spears and her sister Jamie Lynn Spears at 'The Teen Choice Awards 2002' at the Universal Amphitheatre in Los Angeles, Ca. Sunday, August 4, 2002. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images/FOX.
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Jamie Lynn has spent the last 8 years staying out of the spotlight and now she says she's ready to show the world how far she's come through her one-hour TLC special, When the Lights Go Out.

She says she wanted people to see her more than as just a child star or a teen mom and see what she's been up to. Jamie Lynn married in 2014 and has been raising her daughter, Maddie, 8, with her husband.

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