Random Mother’s Day and motherhood facts:
Mother’s Day is the busiest phone day of the year – about 122.5 million calls are placed.
About 152 million Mother’s Day cards are given each year.
75% of the cut flowers given on Mother’s Day come from California.
72% of women with children over one-year old work outside the home (in 1976 it was 39%).
55% of women with children under one-year old work outside the home (in 1976 it was 31%).
There are 85.4 million mothers in the United States.
54% of women aged 15-44 in the U.S. are mothers.
The average age of women when they give birth is 25.
The average number of kids in the U.S. households today is 2. In the 1970s it was 3.5; in the 1700s it was 7 to 10!
The biggest baby born on record weighed 22 lbs 8 oz – he was born in Italy in 1955.
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