California twins born in different years

Maria Esperanza Flores Rios went into labour December 31, 2017 at 7 pm in Delano, California.

The mother gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, the boy was born Dec. 31, 2017 at 11:58 pm, the girl was born a day later on January 1, 2018 at 12:18 pm.

Baby Joaquin Ontiveros was born last year weighing 2.5 kg (5lbs 9oz). His younger twin sister, Aitana, arrived 18 minutes later, this year weighing 2.2 kg (4lbs 10oz).

The twins won’t share the same birthday – they won’t even share the same birth year.

The mother received US$3,000 gifts from the hospital staff.


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