Brothers Have Babies on Same Day, at Same Hospital

With same doctor
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Dec 9, 2015 3:00 PM CST

(Newser) – When two Wisconsin brothers found out their babies were due a week apart, the newborns' arrivals turned into a bit of a family competition that ended in a relative tie. Both babies were born at the same hospital in Kenosha on the same day, delivered by the same doctor. Chris and Courtney Hicks arrived for a scheduled cesarean section Friday at Aurora Medical Center and found out Chris' younger brother Matt and his fiancee, Allie Osheim, were already at the hospital, awaiting their newborn's arrival.

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Chris and Courtney's daughter, Kadence, arrived first and was followed just hours later by Matt and Allie's baby, James. Family members tell WISN-TV that visiting the new cousins is easy because they can just walk from one hospital room to the one next door. (Read more strange stuff stories.)

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