Twins give birth to a bundle of babies on the same day

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. — They’re a bundle of babies and a number of reasons to be happy for these twin sisters. It doesn’t take double vision to see the unique occurrence in West County at Mercy hospital.

When fraternal twin sisters Lisa Boyce and Lauren Kozelichki learned they were both pregnant they did not suspect that they would deliver on the same day.

“She announced to me, and told me, and we were all so excited,’ says Lauren Kozelichki. “Then a short week later I ended up finding out I was pregnant. So we announced to her after she told us.”

For the last few months, the sisters celebrated their big news.

“So our original due dates were ten days apart,” said Lisa Boyce.

The numbers looked like they wouldn`t align for these sisters hoping to have babies at the same time.

“So, I went in on Tuesday and labored for a couple of days and ended up with a C section on the 7th at 1:30 in the morning,” says Boyce. “Lauren had a scheduled C-section that day because they don’t let twins go past 38 weeks.”

“But being a twin I always thought I had a little advantage of raising twins,” says Kozelichki. “Which was awesome. I never dreamed ever that they would all be born on the exact same day.”

That day, November seventh or 11-7. Thankfully there were almost ten hours between the births. The twins had the same doctor at Mercy Hospital.

“My soccer number was always five and hers was always seven,’ says Kozelichki. “So she was supposed to have him on the fifth and I on the seventh. But they all three came on the seventh. So seven is going to be their lucky number.”

“We had no idea. It was that big of a deal until after we both had delivered,” says Boyce. “Then a lot of the nurses said, ‘We’ve never had this happen before. On the same day, with the same doctor, with twins having a twin.’ So I guess that was pretty awesome.”


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