Twins identified as due to give birth 10 days apart welcomed their babies within minutes of each other.
Just days after celebrating their 33rd birthdays, sisters Nicole and Renee Baillie gave birth 22 minutes apart at Queensland’s Sunshine Coast University Hospital on Wednesday, saying it was “meant to be”.
In another surprising coincidence, there’s only a 200g difference between Nicole’s baby, Zavian Dacy, and Renee’s baby, Ruby Toole.
Renee was getting ready to go to the hospital to be by her sister’s side after she went into labor.
But her own daughter, Ruby, had other ideas and decided to arrive early.
Identical twins Nicole (pictured left) and Renee Baillie (right) gave birth to their babies 22 minutes apart on Wednesday.
“I got up and went and sat on the couch and my water broke,” Renee said. 7 news.
“We all laughed, just in disbelief.”
‘When I came here, to this room after we had (the baby), I wasn’t sure how far along Nicole was.
“I didn’t want her (Nicole) to know I’d already had my baby, just in case it threw her off.”
Nicole had the idea that while she was in labor in the delivery room, her sister was doing the same at the two doors in the hospital lobby.
“I was about to take a shower and I heard someone had a baby in the hallway,” Nicole recalled.
Renée gave birth at 5.45am followed by Nicole at 6.07am
The twin sisters (pictured) also became pregnant around the same time, nine months earlier.
Twins who have the same friends, share the same interests and live just 15 minutes from each other now share the same birthday as their newborns.
“We magically got pregnant at the same time, which was crazy, it was just meant to be,” Nicole added.
“We’ve been hanging out on maternity leave for the last two or three weeks, just nesting and waiting, thinking I was going to go at least a week early because our due date was ten days apart, but now she beat me to it.” for 22. minutes.”
The sisters have been documenting their pregnancy journey on Instagram while uploading photos over the past few weeks of their growing bellies.