1914: Year Congress set aside a day to honor mothers

82.8 million: Estimated number of mothers in 2004

80: Percent of women 40 to 44 who were mothers in 2006

55: Percent of 15- to 44-year-olds who were mothers in 2006

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

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