TRIVIAL PURSUITS: What is the Most Common Birth Day of the Week?

May 4, 2010 ( – With Mother’s Day just around the corner, do you know what is the most common day of the week for babies to be delivered?



According to the Census Bureau (citing the National Center for Health Statistics) , Wednesday is now the most common day of the week to deliver, with an average of 13,482 births taking place on Wednesdays (albeit during 2006).

This is the first time since at least 1990 that a day other than Tuesday had this distinction.     

You can read the report at