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To All Mothers

May 11, 2008


FROM FB Editors

Trivia about Mothers…

  • There are 84 million mom’s in the U.S.
  • The youngest mother on record was Lina Medina, who delivered a 6½-pound boy by cesarean section in Lima, Peru in 1939, at the age of 5 years and 7 months.
  • The odds of a woman delivering twins is 1-in-33. Her odds of having triplets is approximately 1-in-539.
  • August is the most popular month in which to have a baby.
  • Kentucky has the highest percentage of women who are mothers at 67%. The national average is 57%.
  • About 4 million women will have babies this year.
  • The median age of a woman giving birth for the first time in the U.S. is 24.8.
  • Daughters keep in closer contact with their mothers than do sons. (Pew Research)
  • There are more phone calls made on Mother’s Day than on any other day of the year. (Pew Research)
  • The number of people calling their moms on Mother’s Day has declined in recent years due to e-mail and other electronic means of communication.
  • While nearly 80 percent of Americans will buy a card for mother this year, 83 percent of the cards will be purchased by daughters.
  • Mother’s Day is the third-largest card-sending holiday.
  • Mother’s Day is the busiest day of the year for restaurants.
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  1. May 11, 2008 at 2:54 pm

    This was all very interesting. So this day is the busiest for eating out – I can relate to that after taking mom for a meal. Love you mum

  2. May 11, 2008 at 7:44 pm

    Oh, the picture of the flower and ILY is so beautiful. Thank you, all the guys!

    My hugs to you all! It means a lot to all the moms who read your blog and your mothers as well… 🙂

    ~Deb Ann

  3. Jacey125
    May 12, 2008 at 9:28 am

    I love that photo with ILY on flower.. Happy Belate Mother’s Day to all the ladies!

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