Mother Delivers Twins 24 Days Apart

Lindalva Pinherio da Silva delivers two baby boys 24 days apart, the first of which when she was only 24 weeks pregnant.
1:58 | 06/11/14

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share what's happening to the world. We turn to this. Another turn. And this is an incredible story. Twins, except they were born 24 days apart. It's a rare and risky event. And the mom calls them her miracle babies. Twins by nature are born on the same day. But these two little boys, Alexandre and were conceived at the same time and born 24 days apart. My water came down. Reporter: She was rushed to tufts medical center in Boston, where doctors did everything they could to delay the births. Almost half of babies delivered at 24 weeks do not survive. Four days later, Alexandre was born, just one pound, ten ounces. The doctors brought him to me. That was my first word. He's too tiny. Reporter: Then, something shocking. Her labor stopped. No more contractions. And her cervix closed back up. Sometimes, we have the opportunity to wait on baby "B." We would consider it when it was so extremely premature. I didn't know it was possible. Reporter: It helped baby number two grow. And 24 days after his twin was born, Ronaldo came into the world at three pounds, three ounces. Healthy, happy, and almost twice the size of his brother. Thank god mother nature take care of this. I cry now than before. They are different. But they shared the mom's belly for six months. Reporter: Today, three months later, the twins weigh over six pounds each. The boys are getting stronger every day. And their proud mom and dad, getting ready for their big journey home. We are ready. Yeah. They are. Beautiful, little boys. And now, the anonymous high

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