Mother’s Day and Mothering Facts

  1. • 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.
  2. • About 4 million women will have babies this year.
  3. • August is the most popular month in which to have a baby.
  4. • Last year flowers were more popular than Mother’s Day gifts and cards.
  5. • There are more phone calls made on Mother’s Day than on any other day of the year.
  6. • 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.
  7. • 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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