Sixteen nurse colleagues all discover they're pregnant

Henrietta Brewer
August 20, 2018

This is an epidemic in the hospital, in Arizona, pregnant from 16 nurses.

The ICU of the Banner Desert Medical Centre in Mesa, Arizona, got in the news today for a very mysterious coincidence that stunned the social media and is puzzling the hospital's patients for some time now.

Hospital officials noted that the Banner medical center chain has a pool of floating nurses that should ensure shifts are covered when their ICU nursing specialists begin taking their 12-week maternity leaves soon.

A hospital in the U.S. state of Arizona has become a center of media attention after 16 of its nurses became pregnant.


"That's how I finished, knowing that everyone was pregnant".

"I know a couple of us did fertility treatments", nurse Paige Packard said at a news conference Friday. "Did we have some kind of pact going I didn't know about?'" Packard said.

"I know a couple of us did fertility treatments", Paige Packard, one of the nurses, said at an August 17 news conference, according to CNN.

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.


She said: "I don't think we realized just how many of us were pregnant until we started a Facebook group".

Nurse Jolene Garrow joked: 'We all formulated this plan to have the holidays off!'

"The next day there were pickles and olives", the nurse said.

According to the nurses, they did not agree and did not plan the "baby-boom", but now they like to discuss in the morning pregnancy and children.


Being pregnant doesn't keep the nurses from performing most of their regular duties-but they need to be a little extra careful.

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