Did You Know?
Facts, Figures & Folklore:
Motherhood & Mother’s Day
May 02 : 07 days till Mother’s Day
Did you know that modern moms have an average family size of two children?
Mothers in the 1950s had an average of 3.5 kids. In the 1700s, women gave birth to seven to ten children each.
Did you know that the average age at which a woman becomes a mom for the first time is 25.1 years?
That’s up from 21 years of age in 1970. Every year, about 4.3 million American women give birth to a new baby.
Mother’s Day is a time of commemoration and celebration for Mom. It is a time of breakfast in bed, family gatherings, and crayon scribbled “I Love You’s.” So join our Mother’s Day festivities as we present a new “Did You Know?” fact each day as we countdown to Mother’s Day on May 09th!