A group of eight police officers who all welcomed babies in a few months to each other posed for a touching family photo, in an ironic attempt to compete with a similar image previously assembled by firefighters.
The Kentucky Erlanger Police Department shared the Facebook plug-in earlier this month.
You can see the eight officers forming a line, each wearing his uniform and proudly holding his son.
Baby boom: A group of eight police officers who welcomed the babies a few months later posed for a touching family photo and shared it online earlier this month.
Families: A group of seven firefighters shared a similar image in May of this year after they all welcomed babies in a short period of time
The image, which has received more than 800 reactions on Facebook, including "I like it", recalls a photo that went viral earlier this year, when a group of firefighters posed in a similar configuration.
Seven firefighters from the same department in Glenpool, Oklahoma, also welcomed babies in a short period of time.
They all posed together in their uniforms with their little ones. The image, shared in May, generated 1,800 reactions on Facebook.
The parents also organized a shot with only the babies, six of whom put on their father's uniform while the seventh sat down.
Babies: parents also organized a shot with only the babies, six of whom put on their father's uniform while the seventh sat
Parents: The mothers of the seven babies also posed for a group photo of their own
The Erlanger Police Department recognized the firemen and their babies while sharing the officers' new family photo.
Hello, firefighters from Glenpool. I think there's also something in the water here at Erlanger KY! the department wrote.
One of the Kentucky policemen told WLWT how surprised he and his colleagues were when they realized they were about to experience a baby boom.
"We all think:" Oh, I'm having a child, "then we thought," Me too. "" Me too. "A couple of months later," Me too, "explained Ryan Atchley. Then you start looking at it and saying "[The] the schedule is going to be a problem. "
He and his colleagues Robert Yocum, Margaret Ernst, Michael Clark, Kyle Thornberry, EJ Dettmer, Justin Auton and Josh Nezi, are now balancing their obligations as parents with their work in force.
& # 39; Average about three hours [of sleep] One night, "Yocum told the station," I cook a lot, I do all the wife's meals all week, the kids, I do all that, I make birthday cakes, things like that, even if I do not eat cakes.
Officer Atchley saluted his co-worker Ernst, the mother in the photo of the police department, and added: "She is not only having the child, but she is also doing this work."