Nine months after the World Series win, here come the "Cubs babies"

This newborn Chicago Cubs fan is the start of what doctors are calling a "baby boom," thanks to the team's World Series win. (Photo: NBC Nightly News)
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CHICAGO (WTHR) - A lot of Chicago Cubs fans were excited to see their team win their first World Series in 108 years last fall.

But apparently, some were more excited than others.

Chicago hospitals are reporting a "baby boom" this month, with many of the parents openly sharing their love for the Cubs and the thrill of winning the long-awaited title.

While, obviously, not all of the babies have the Cubbies connection, the ones who may have been conceived during the euphoria surrounding the World Series win are a little easier to spot.

"We were deciding between Clark and Addison if it was a boy, or Wrigley if it was a girl," said Joe Pelnar, who is the proud dad of "Addison," named after one of the streets bordering Wrigley Field.

Other parents named their son "Theo," after team president Theo Epstein, or "Ivy" after the famous greenery that climbs the Wrigley Field walls.

Wednesday, the team brought the World Series trophy and gifts for the newest little Cubs fans to Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center to celebrate.

And this may be just the beginning for maternity wards, said one doctor.

"It depends on how you calculate full term," Dr. Melissa Dennis told NBC Chicago. "You're looking at any time between late July and mid-August, so we’re expecting more to come."