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Leap-year babies born at Adventist Health Saturday

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Posted at 4:43 PM, Feb 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-01 02:54:18-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE: A third leap-year baby was born at Adventist Health Saturday, according to hospital officials.

Information about the baby is not available at the moment, according to Adventist Health.

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One is a boy, the other is a girl!

Two leap-year babies were born at Adventist Health Saturday, according to hospital officials.

The pair would join about 200,000 people in the United States and about 5 million people worldwide who have a leap-year birthday, which occurs once every four years.

Leland Masi was born at 11:13 a.m. He weighs 9 pounds, 3 ounces and is 20.5 inches long, according to Teresa Adamo, a hospital spokeswoman.

Masi would be the second leap-year baby born at the hospital Saturday.

Abigail Maldonado was born at 5:32 a.m. She weights 9 pounds, 2 ounces and is 19 inches long, according to Adamo.

Hospital officials say a third leap-year baby at the hospital is expected before midnight.