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Did Federal Shutdown Really Cause July Baby Boom In D.C.?

By John Moritz, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — For years, the weather has been blamed when there are alleged cabin fever-induced spikes in births. Now, some in the Washington area are pointing to Congress to explain packed maternity wards at several local hospitals. This July, nine months after Congress failed to pass appropriations legislation — […]

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