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  • Bakken baby boom: More young moms, babies in Dickinson than ever beforeApril 11, 2015

    By Abby Kessler

    Heather Nelson welcomed a newborn baby boy into her home on Monday, an addition that increased the family to five members.

    While she was in the birthing unit, she said the center was a “crazy town.”

    Four babies were born the night she was there, and three others the day after.

    “It was really busy,” she said.

    But what Nelson experienced is more than just an observation. Numbers show the birth rate in Dickinson has increased significantly within the last decade. To continue reading, click here.