In California, United States of America, a set of twins just celebrated their births on different days, months and years. Thanks to a very uncommon happening.
According to The People, on Friday evening, the parents Fatima Madrigal and Robert Trujillo of Greenfield welcomed a son named Alfredo into the world on New Year’s Eve at 11.45pm local time.
Precisely in a space of 15 minutes later, right when the clock struck midnight, the couple welcomed Alfredo’s twin sister, named Aylin, on New Year’s Day.
Aylin was welcomed into the world at 5 lbs., 14 oz., while big brother Alfredo weighed 6 lbs., 1 oz.
Natividad Medical Center, the hospital where the twins were birthed, in a press release obtained by PEOPLE, Madrigal expressed her feelings behind her newborn kids unique birthdays
“It’s crazy to me that they are twins and have different birthdays,” she said. “I was surprised and happy that she arrived at midnight.”
Dr. Ana Abril Arias, a family doctor at the Natividad Medical Group, added, “This was definitely one of the most memorable deliveries of my career.”
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) there are typically 120,000 twin births every year in the United States. The births make up just over 3 percent of all births, the organization states.
Alfredo and Aylin now join three older siblings — two girls and a boy. Madrigal said her oldest son is thrilled to have a brother, and the rest of their family is excited to meet the new additions.
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