Nurses at Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona thought there was something in the water when it became clear that they all expected babies between October and January.
Teachers are not the only profession that is shown any appreciation.
Members of the nation's most trusted profession – nurses – are also.
Select restaurants across the country show nurses a little love by offering freebies and discounts for National Nurses Week, which starts on Monday.
The week goes through May 12, which was the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Dates for participation and participation vary by location.
For the past 17 years, Gallup has consistently called nursing as the most reliable profession in its assessment of honesty and ethical standards in occupations.
The study showed that 84% of Americans describe nursing ethics as high or very high. By comparison, 58% rated congressional members are so low or very low for honesty and ethical standards.
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Cinnabon has a freebie for National Nurses Week. (Photo: Cinnabon)
Nurses Week deals
Participation and offers may vary by location. To be on the safe side, always check with the nearest place before you go out. Also, someone will require you to have a restaurants app or be registered for email.
Cinnabon: From Monday to Saturday May 11, nurses who show the health service ID can receive  Cotton patch cafe: Nurses receive a 20% discount Monday to Friday when they show the nurse ID.
Giordano's: From Giordano, Monday to Wednesday offers a 20% discount on any order with the code 656-263-214. The offer is included and online and for both nurses and teachers.
MOD Pizza: Sunday, May 12, nurses get a buy-a-get-a-free deal on MOD-size pizzas or salads with their nursing IDs on store orders.
PDQ: Nurses receive 50% of your entire order with a valid ID on Tuesday.
Salata Salad Kitchen: Nurses get a buy-one-get-one free offer Wednesday on salads and wraps when showing their valid nursing ID. The nurse must be present and the free salad or package must be equal or inferior.
Scooter's Coffee: Teachers and nurses get half of a drink Monday when they show evidence.
Sonny's BBQ: Any nurse with a valid ID can get a free pork measurement Monday at all places.
More offers: Individual franchises of national chains, including Chick-fil-A, can also have freebies and special offers for nurses. Locally owned businesses will also honor nurses, and one of the easiest ways to find out is to check out social media restaurants.
This story will be updated with more offers. Companies with 20 or more locations can send information to be posted here.
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