These twins were born in two different years - here's how

Ebony Scott
January 3, 2018

The set of twins were born in Delano, at Delano Regional Medical Center, one at the end of 2017 and one at the start of 2018, according to Bakersfield television station KERO. The second twin, a baby girl named Aitana, was born at 12:16 on Monday morning.

In, Fresno, the first baby of the new year was actually born a week late.

The parents say the babies were about a month early.

Newborn twins in California have different birthday years. However, at 7 p.m. EST on New Year's Eve, their mother Maria went into premature labor.

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A twist of fate meant that both of them arrived in the world 20 minutes apart but in different years. New Years Day in Delano, Calif. Aitana de Jesus was born at 12:16 a.m.

Maria Flores was originally due to give birth on January 27, but her bundles of joy decided to make an early arrival. "But then it turned out Maria was in labor, which was a surprise".

Identical twins are known to be born at a rate of nearly four per 1000 births across the globe but few of these births turn out to be special.

It's rare for twins to be born in different years, with Dr. Seyed Tamijidi, who delivered the twins, saying he'd never before seen it happen in his 35-years of practice.

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