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    Fast Facts: Nov. 5

    On average, there are 11,213 births per day in the United States.

    The average baby spends 2.2 hours a day crying.

    On average, parents lose 200 hours of sleep in the first year of a child’s life.

    The odds of having four consecutive sets of twins in a row are 1 in 64 million.

    The ration by which kissing of one’s baby exceeds kissing of one’s spouse is 2 to 1.

    In 2005, Adriana Iliescu was the oldest recorded mother to give birth at 66 years of age.

    38 percent of Americans would prefer a boy if they could only have one child.

    The most popular newborn names in 1900 were John and Mary. In 2008 the most popular names were Jacob and Emma.

    The ratio of boys to girls born in the United States is 104.8 males for every 100 females.

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