Baby boom for nine nurses working at the labor and delivery unit
31 March 2019 | 4:43 pm
Nine pregnant nurses who work at Maine Medical Center's labor and delivery unit are due around the same time. The baby boomers, dressed in scrubs, with visibly pregnant bellies have become local and national celebrities after a photo of eight of the nine posing with their baby bumps had gone viral.
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Gunmen kidnap staff and baby from northwest Nigerian hospital
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