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Winter Snowstorm Brought Israel New Baby Boom

Check back in nine months to find out if rocket attacks have the same effect.

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August was Baby Boom month in Israel.

August was Baby Boom month in Israel.

It appears that last December’s unprecedented snowstorm produced August babies.

Hospitals throughout Israel noticed a baby boom last month, nine months after a month of a wicked early winter storm that flooded parts of the country and left a blanket of snow in much of the north and center of the country, bringing many areas to a standstill.

Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot reported 700 births took place this August compared with 500 births last year.

The Soroka Medical Center in Beersheba, where women gave birth in a delivery room reinforced against rockets, saw 1,484 births compared with 1,300 the previous year. Most of the new-born babies, as usual, were Bedouin.

“There were a few days in December that we couldn’t leave the house because of the storm, so it was a great opportunity to work on making a baby,” new mother Oxana Belayev told Ynet

What will summer rocket fire bring? Check back with us in nine months.


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  1. great attitude thank you The Jewish Press

  2. Weeeeeell… What four days snowbound at home doesnt make?

  3. They probably have the opposite effect. Rocket alerts just interrupt things.

  4. Hashem has His ways.. Lol!

  5. What Moshe said! And those who spent 2 months living as a family in their bomb shelter? Don’t think so!

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