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2 NY Sisters Give Birth the Same Day in Same Hospital

Michelle Clarke delivered daughter Savannah just two hours after younger sister Christina Santos-Santiago delivered little Nicolas

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    Michelle Clarke, back left, and Christina Santos-Santiago, back right, with their babies, Nicolas Santos-Santiago, front left, and Savannah Clarke, front right, at South Nassau Communities Hospital on Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014. MUST CREDIT: NEWSDAY/Brad Penner

    Two New York sisters who grew up doing everything together gave birth at the same hospital, on the same day.
     
    Newsday reports that 29-year-old Michelle Clarke delivered daughter Savannah at about 1:30 p.m. Friday -- just two hours after younger sister Christina Santos-Santiago delivered little Nicolas.
     
    The newspaper said doctors at the South Nassau Communities Hospital put the tight-knit siblings in neighboring hospital rooms. 
     
    Both moms delivered via C-section. The sisters were already moms, but Clarke said that spending time together before her sister went in to have baby No. 1 of the day was still important.

    “She was about to go through the same thing,” Clarke told the paper. “That made me feel more at ease.”