It was surprising enough when Pennsylvania sisters Brigid Bink and Emily Whitaker discovered they were pregnant at the same time. But to be told that their due date was also exactly the same? Well, that was just crazy.
Nine months later, though, the moms-to-be would learn that the craziness was just beginning.
Last week, the pair delivered their babies in the same town, at the same hospital, just 22 hours apart.
First up was Brigid, who gave birth to baby Jack on Wednesday, at 7:34 a.m. Born at a healthy 7 pounds, 6 ounces, little Jack officially became the family's first grandchild. His aunt Emily came to visit him in the hospital that very same day— heavily pregnant and eager to meet her little nephew. Very wisely, she brought her own hospital bag with her, just in case.
But as it turned out, Whitaker was not quite ready to follow her sister's footsteps. She returned home that day, only to go into labor hours later.
In the early hours of September 11, Whitaker and her husband made the trek back to Abington Memorial Hospital, where she gave birth at 5:39 a.m.
And now for the kicker: Whitaker gave birth to a healthy baby boy, too. This little guy was named Owen, and weighed in at a hearty 8 pounds, 9 ounces.
Needless to say, both sisters were thrilled.
"When she called me this morning and told me she had a boy, too, I just started bawling," Bink told ABC News.
Not only did they gone through each and every phase of pregnancy together, but now they could also go through all those scary and exciting first moments of parenthood together. They've already started daydreaming about the possibilities.
"Going down the shore, being in each other's weddings …" said Bink.
"I see them playing sports together, going to school together," added Whitaker.
The boys' fathers are also pretty psyched about the future.
"It's been nothing but good news and great times," said Emily's husband Colin of the happy coincidence.
"We got the starting shortstop and the second baseman for the Phillies in 2034 now," said Brigid's husband Lee.