2. Anna Jarvis, the Mother of Mother's Day, was herself never a mother.
4. There are approximately 2 billion mothers in the world.
5. The most prolific mother had 69 children: 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets. We don't know her name, only that she was the wife of Feodor Vassilyev, a peasant who lived in Russia in the 18th century.
7. The average age of a women having a baby nowadays in the U.S. is 27.
9. When the baby girl is born, each of her ovaries carries about a million egg cells, all that she will ever have.
"Who next," the man asked. "Your mother," came the answer.
"Who after that," asked the man. "Your mother," replied the Prophet.
"Who after that?" "Your father."
Written by Susan Brandt