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Twins born a year apart - sort of | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 6 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jan 5, 2011, titled Twins born a year apart - sort of | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A northern Illinois couple welcomed their new daughter to the world in the last minute of 2010 - and a twin son in the first minute of 2011.

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a Columbus Mom

Columbus, OH

#1 Jan 5, 2011
Wrong, oh so wrong. Those babies should have been born in the same year. What was this Dr thinking?

Since: Aug 10

Columbus, OH

#2 Jan 5, 2011
" ... but doctors at Rockford Memorial Hospital scheduled a cesarean section for Friday evening to avoid complications."

Translate: To avoid complications to their schedules in the new year. Cesarean sections are necessary in extremely rare cases and usually are done to fit into the doctor's billing cycle and schedule. Very unhealthy and unnecessary.
No Big Deal

Blacklick, OH

#3 Jan 5, 2011
Perfectly acceptable from a tax standpoint although it would have been better if both had been born in the waning minutes of 2010. A full year's exemptions for a few minute's existence.
December 21 2012

Dublin, OH

#4 Jan 5, 2011
Nostradamus predicted this as well.


“I wake up and piss excellence”

Since: Nov 09

Columbus, OH

#5 Jan 5, 2011
Doctor: "Who gives a crap if they're premature, having them at midnight on New Year's would be cool, right? Ehhh, I'm sure at least one'll survive.
Do it

Mogadore, OH

#6 Jan 5, 2011
Sorry, but since this was a timed birth it is not as newsworthy as the birth of my twin grandsons in Cincinnati last month; or I should say in November (30) and December (1), one three minutes before midnight and the other four minutes after. Vaginal birth. No c-section; no induced labor; all God and Mother Nature, and a great first time mama and papa.

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