National Son and Daughter Day
National Son and Daughter Day is celebrated annually on August 11. This love-centric family holiday reminds us to take a step back from the whirlwind of paying the bills, surviving the maelstrom of current events and meeting what seem to be thousands of daily obligations, and spend time with our children.
NATIONAL SON AND DAUGHTER DAY BY NUMBERS
83 Million – Families in the U.S.
3.14 – The size of the average family in the U.S.
3.79 Million – Number of babies born each year in the U.S
40% – First-time parents who would prefer to have a son
28% – First-time parents who would prefer to have a daughter
32% – First-time parents who have no gender preference for their baby
69% – Children under 18 living with two parents in the U.S.
29.5 – Average age of the American man when he first marries
27.4 – Average age of the American female when she first marries
51% – Children in the U.S are born male