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Interesting Facts about Mother's Day

Interesting Facts About MOTHER'S DAY The driving force behind Mother's Day was Anna Jarvis, who organized observances in Grafton, W.Va, and Philadelphia on May 10, 1908. As the annual celebration became popular around the country, Jarvis asked members of Congress to set aside a day to honor mothers. She finally succeeded in 1914, when Congress designated the second Sunday in May as Mother's Day. Oda The youngest mother whose history is authenticated is Lina Medina, who delivered a 62-pound boy by cesarean section in Lima, Peru in 1939, at an age of 5 years and 7 months. The child was raised as her brother and only discovered that Lina was his mother when he was 10. On April 9, 2003, Satyabhama Mahapatra, a 65-year-old retired schoolteacher in India, became the world's oldest mother when she gave birth to a baby boy. Satyabhama and her husband had been married 50 years, but this is their first child. The baby was conceived through artificial insemination using eggs from the woman's niece, and the sperm of Veenarani's husband. Bobbi McCaughey is the mother who holds the record for the most surviving children from a single birth. She gave birth to the first set of surviving septuplets - four boys and three girls - on November 19, 1997, at the University Hospital, Iowa, US. Conceived by in vitro fertilization, the babies were delivered after 31 weeks by cesarean in the space of 16 minutes. THERE ARE MORE THAN 054 MILLION Mathers in the United States Percentage of woman in the US age 15 - 44 who have: O KIDS 1 KIDS 2 KIDS 3 KIDS 4+ KIDS 47% 17% 20% 10% 5% SPENDING ON MOTHER'S DAY 83.3% will be celebrating Mother's Day 10.7% will be spending more than last year 57% will be spending same as last year 15.5% will be spending less than last year 16.7% will not be celebrating Have a very happy MOTHER'S DAY from: A mother's arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them- GOURMANDIA

Interesting Facts about Mother's Day

shared by ebanreb07 on May 12
Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, most commonly in Ma...




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