Twin babies were born in separate years but just 15 minutes apart

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A fraternal twins from California who was born 15 minutes apart has different birthdays in  day, month and year. In an impressive New Year’s story, a pair of twins no longer shares the same birthday.

Twins with different birthdays are indeed rare. That’s why when twin babies were born before and after the clock struck a new year, many were intrigued. A couple in California has an interesting birth story of their twins.


Image by Natividad Medical Center via Facebook

Twins born with different birthdays

Fatima Madrigal and Robert Trujillo welcomed their son Alfredo Antonio Trujillo at a medical centre in California at 11.45pm on New Year’s Eve. But just minutes after New Year’s Day, his twin sister Aylin Yolanda Trujillo was born. Aylin is the first baby to be born at Natividad Medical Center in 2022.

Thus, Alfredo’s birthday is on December 31, 2021 while his twin Aylin has a birthdate on January 1, 2022.

According to the story shared by the hospital on Facebook, the mother was indeed surprised. She said, “It’s crazy to me that they are twins and have different birthdays. I was surprised and happy that she arrived at midnight.”


Image by Natividad Medical Center via Facebook

Twins with different birthdays are rare

The hospital explained why the delivery was memorable for all of them. The interesting birth of the twins has caused joy and excitement in the hospital. On Facebook they wrote, “There are about 120,000 twin births in the U.S. every year, making up just over 3% of all births. However, twins with different birthdays are rare, and some estimate the chance of twins being born in different years as 1 in 2 million.”

Dr Ana Abril Arias, a family doctor at the hospital called the birth “one of the most memorable” of her career.

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