Twins Born in Different Years or a 15 Year Old 60 Year Old.

Today I read an article about a mom who gave birth to twins in different years. Her first son was born at 11:37 pm on December 31, 2011, her second son was born at 12:10 am on January 1, 2012.

Not only were her twin boys born on different days, they were born in different years, I doubt that happens all that often…if ever.

Even better, twin A was the last baby born in that area in 2011 and twin B was the first baby of the new year. The fraternal twins were delivered vaginally, non-medicated and both were breech, hello most interesting birth story of 2012 on the very first day of the year.

I told my husband about this amazing birth day and while he acknowledged that it was pretty cool, he still thinks there’s one birthday that would be better.

2012 is a leap year, meaning a few babies will be born on February 29, 2012. There is only a 1 in 1,461 chance of being born on leap year. (vs. a 1 in 365 chance of having the same birthday as me…April 28…best day ever.) So far it is estimated that 4 million people have been born on February 29th and there’s also an entire society dedicated to leap year babies. Sure it’s cool to have your baby¬† born into a secret birthday society…but I still stand by twins in two different years being niftier.

Seems like there have been a lot of interesting birth days lately, 1/11/11, 11/11/11, then February 29, 2012 and last 12/12/12 (psst, if you want a chance at the 12/12 baby? You’re going to have to get pregnant around March 15…personal experience here.)

What do you think about these super unique birth days? Pain in the butt or the ultimate in unique?

Article Posted 6 years Ago

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