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California twins born in different years, but minutes apart

03 January 2018, 12:55 | Todd Saunders

There were at least 5 New Year's babies born in Kern County. One of the twins was born in 2017 the other in 2018

There were at least 5 New Year's babies born in Kern County. One of the twins was born in 2017 the other in 2018

The first twin, a baby boy named Joaquin, was born on Sunday night at 11:58. She weighed in at 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 16 inches long Mom and babies are doing fine and will join their three older sisters when they get home.

The babies' parents said that they were about a month early.

The original due date for mom Maria Esperanza Flores Rios was January 27, so she was happy they both were born healthy after being four weeks premature, according to NBC affiliate KGET. She was believed to be the first baby born in the year 2018 in Kern County, California, according to ABC15. While the duo will share everything for life including genes, their date as well as year of birth will remain different.

Maria Esperanza Flores Rios was originally due on January 27, then had a C-section scheduled for January 10.

The twins have been gifted over $3,000 of baby supplies by Delano Regional Medical Centre.

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While such an incident is rare, a year ago, four such twin births had been reported in the United States in Georgia, Arizona, Utah, and San Diego in California.

It was therefore quite a shock when she went into labour on New Year's Eve.

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