04/09/2012 11:04 am ET Updated Jun 09, 2012

Why Britain Has 17,000 Pregnant Men

The data seemed, at first glance, like it could be indicative of a medical miracle. Between 2009 and 2010, thousands of British men turned up at hospitals to be treated for many pregnancy-related services, things like obstetric exams and midwife services. All told, there were 17,000 of them.

Was "Junior" (the 1994 classic where Arnold Schwarzenegger conceives) happening in real life, and en masse? A team of researchers in London conceded that these statistics did indeed "seem to reveal some interesting service developments."