Sixteen nurses get pregnant at once in hospital

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Sixteen nurses get pregnant at once in hospital
Published : 19 Aug 2018, 18:15:22
Sixteen nurses get pregnant at once in hospital
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Pregnancy might just be catching at a hospital in Mesa, Arizona of US, where 16 nurses are expecting at once.
 
That's 10% of the nursing staff in the intensive care unit, and patients have started to notice the high pregnancy rate, the nurses said.
 
At a news conference, the women joked that there must be something in the water, or that maybe it was a joint plan for Christmas holidays off.
 
The group's first birth is expected in September and the last in January.
 
Rochelle Sherman, who is just over a month away from giving birth, said: "I don't think we realised just how many of us were pregnant until we started a Facebook group.
 
"It's like we had some kind of pact going on."
 
Her colleague Jolene Garrow thanked colleagues who have stepped in to do jobs pregnant women cannot do - such as dealing with contagious illnesses like tuberculosis and shingles, or performing some treatments for cancer patients.
 
The staff will throw a joint baby shower for all the women next week, before they start going on their 12 weeks of maternity leave.-BBC
 
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