Hundreds of women who are expecting a baby and who are 34-weeks or more along in their pregnancy are hunkering down in the hallways of Florida hospitals riding out Hurricane Irma. As they said on Fox News today, women who are 34-weeks pregnant or more were urged to ride out Hurricane Irma at the nearest hospital just in case they go into labor during the storm. There’s always a chance labor may come early due to the low air pressure that Irma carries with her.
Billionaire Sir Richard Branson survived Hurricane Irma by hunkering down in a wine cellar as the monster storm battered his private island.
Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated from across southern Florida, with Irma expected to make landfall on Saturday.
While many Miami hospitals are shutting down as Hurricane Irma bears down on Florida, some are offering shelter to their pregnant patients, bracing for the increase in births that often accompanies these large storms. At least three...