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12-12-12 baby born at 12:12? Moms try in Tacoma, Puyallup, Auburn
A dozen babies have been born so far on 12-12-12 at MultiCare hospitals, and four women delivered their newborns during the 12 o'clock hour in the Family Birth Centers at MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital, MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital, and MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
While each mom tried for the coveted 12:12 time stamp on the 12-12-12 birth certificate, the babies themselves were in no hurry to join the real world.
A baby at Tacoma General arrived at 12:16 p.m., two Auburn babies arrived at 12:38 p.m. and 12:42 p.m., and a Puyallup baby arrived at 12:50 p.m.
The day began with a baby born at 12:04 a.m. at Tacoma General. By noon, eight newborns already had 12-12-12 birthdays at Tacoma General, well ahead of the usual average of about eight newborns delivered in an entire day.
The noon-hour births were the first today at Good Samaritan Hospital and MultiCare Auburn Medical Center.
Last year at Tacoma General, a lucky baby girl was born at exactly 11 a.m. on 11-11-11. At the time, the parents said they didn't have any plans to try for a 12-12-12 baby.
"That might be pushing it," said mother Madalyn Lugo.
Posted on Dec 12, 2012 in Women's Health