Tuesday, July 29, 2014

DC's Furlough Babies

According to the Washington Post, Sibley Hospital in DC experienced a 32.6% increase in births in the past month.  What was the cause?  One hypothesis is the aftereffect of the 16-day October Government furlough keeping DC residents from working for 2+ weeks!  Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis also noted births in the first half of July increased from 265 in 2013 to 385 in 2014.

Check out the entire article here!

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