All about mom

In honor of Mother’s Day this Sunday, here are some little-known tidbits about the women who gave us life.

82.8 million Mothers in the United States in 2004

55 Percentage of women ages 15 to 44 who are mothers

4.3 million Births in the United States in 2006

25.2 The average age, in 2005, for first-time mothers

37,402 Births in 2005 that occurred outside a hospital

1 in 31 The odds a woman would deliver twins in 2005

5.6 million Stay-at-home moms in 2006

10.4 million Single mothers in 2006

Source: U.S. Census Bureau