Nine Months After Sandy, New Jersey's Seeing A Baby Boom

Jul 24, 2013
Originally published on July 24, 2013 10:59 am

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DAVID GREENE, HOST:

In New Jersey it's not just the royal baby making headlines because there are many other new bundles of joy. When Hurricane Sandy hit, many people were stuck at home, nothing to do but keep close and wait it out. And you know, funny thing - nine months later there seems to be a bit of a baby boom. Several hospitals in New Jersey report they are delivering hundreds more babies than at this time last year. No word on whether or not a popular name choice is Sandy. You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.