16,914 Number of employees in US greeting-card publishing establishments
who help supply Mother's Day greeting cards.
number of cosmetics, beauty supplies and perfume stores nationwide in 2019. Perfume is one of the most popular
gifts given on Mother's Day.
stores in the United States in 2019 -- the place to purchase necklaces,
earrings and other timeless pieces for mom.
Statistically, the most popular day to have a baby.
of births taking place annually that are the mothers' first.
62,228 1 of every 62 births in the US accounted for an out-of-hospital birth. Home births increased by 77% from 2004–2017, while birth center births more than doubled.
1-in-32 Number of twin births per 1,000 total births in 2019.
August The month with the highest number of births, with 341, 685
taking place in that month in 2019.
Tuesday The most popular day of the week in which to have a baby, followed by Thursday. Sunday is the slowest day, with 35.1 fewer births than average.
Stay-at-Home vs Working Moms
856,238 The number of day-care centers across the country to which mothers
turn to help juggle motherhood and careers.
32% The number of married-couple households in the U.S. with children who are under 18 have a stay-at-home parent. Of those, more than eight in ten have a stay-at-home mother.
and 79% Percentages of children younger than 6 who eat
breakfast and dinner, respectively, with their mother every day.
The corresponding percentages who eat with their father were 41
percent and 66 percent.