It has been said time and again that the most underpaid and unappreciated job is motherhood. I can't say that I disagree. For most, moms are there for us through thick and thin and can always be counted on to save our sorry rears when we screw up.
On the eve of a weekend in which we celebrate all things motherhood, I thought it would be fitting to offer up a few interesting statistics and facts about mothers.
Enjoy and happy Mothers Day!
Number of mothers in the world:
Number of American mothers on Facebook:
Amount spent annually on Mother's Day cards:
Number of woman in the United States that have given birth in the past 12 months:
First American celebration of Mother's Day:
Number of births in the United States in 2012:
Country with the highest children born per woman: Niger:
Average number of children born per woman in the United States:
The mean age of mother's first birth in the United States:
First mother in space:
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