MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Twins often look alike or dress alike, but two fraternal twins in La Crosse, Wisconsin share a very unique similarity.
Twins Angel Owen and Kaye Henn were both pregnant with due dates were two weeks apart, but that all went out the window on Sunday.READ MORE: St. Paul School Board Chair Jeanelle Foster Recovering From COVID
Because it was Henn’s first child, Owen knew she wanted to be there for the birth. But while Henn was in labor, Owen started having her own contractions.READ MORE: What Is Proper Fall Clean-Up Etiquette? And What Methods Are Best For Your Lawn?
“I thought, ‘OK, I am having a couple of contractions. We are just going to wait it out,’ because I wanted my sister to go first since she was already at the hospital,” Owen said.
Owen ended up having her baby first, welcoming a little boy named Cruze at around 5 p.m. Sunday.MORE NEWS: Online Learning Apps Helping Kids Catch Up From Pandemic-Compromised School Year
Around 1:53 a.m. the next day, Henn gave birth to a baby girl named Elena, just 8 hours after her sister.