3 Sisters, 3 Births on Same Day, Same Hospital

'This kind of blew everybody away'
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jul 14, 2020 11:50 AM CDT
Three Sisters Give Birth on Same Day
(The original stock photo on this story showed white babies. The babies from the story are Black. This is also a stock photo.)   (Getty Images / Marili Forastieri)

(Newser) – Three Ohio sisters have defied odds by giving birth on the same day in the same hospital with the same obstetrician overseeing their deliveries, per the AP. Daneesha Haynes, Ariel Williams, and Ashley Haynes gave birth July 3 at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital within a four-and-a-half-hour span, the Mansfield News Journal reports. A 1998 AP story cited the odds of three sisters giving birth the same day as 1 in 50 million. "It was a blessing," Daneesha Haynes said. "It's amazing. This kind of blew everybody away."

All three sisters had their deliveries induced. Daneesha wasn't due until July 23. Dr. Edroy McMillan delivered all three babies. He declined to be interviewed. Williams was the first to give birth that day, naming her 8-pound, 2-ounce daughter Sincere. Ashley Haynes followed with her 6-pound, 10-ounce son Adrion. Daneesha Haynes completed the trifecta with daughter Emrie, who weighed in at 4 pounds, 14 ounces.

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