Here come the Hurricane Sandy babies
The storm left couples stuck without electricity for days. Nearly nine months later, New York hospitals brace for a baby boom.
Now, nearly nine months later, metropolitan New York hospitals are bracing for a baby boom come July and early August, reports The New York Times.
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“There’s definitely an uptick,” Dr. Jacques Moritz, director of the division of gynecology at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center told The New York Times. “This is just basic old physiology. There’s no Internet and no cable. What else is there to do?”
Moritz expects a 10 to 20 percent increase of “Sandy babies” compared to numbers of babies born during the time same time frame last year.
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