“Intentionally and unintentionally we are growing the Army,” said Col. (Dr.) Peter Nielsen, chief, obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN), with a big smile.
The birth rate at MAMC currently ranges from 180 to 220 per month. Looked at another way, that is six to almost eight births per day.
“The rate is still rising, and we could see a bit over 240 births per months,” continued Nielsen.
The reason for the increase is attributable to the increasing number of soldiers at Fort Lewis.
If you aren't already, you may want to open up a business related to new moms and dads near Fort Lewis!!