35 year old identical twins Sarah Mariuz and Leah Rodgers recently welcomed their firstborn children into the world at the same time.
Their babies arrived on June 30 at 1:18 a.m. in their respective cities. Rodgers gave birth first, welcoming a baby boy at 1:18 a.m., in Denver, Colorado, and Mariuz's daughter was born at 1:18 a.m., in La Jolla, California.
We were at our older sister's wedding recently, and, well, two pregnant
chicks together, people couldn't stop talking about this," Rodgers said.
"They kept asking us, 'Was it planned?' No! It was kind of
|Sarah Mariuz with her husband, Nick, and their newborn baby.|
"It's that magical twin connection I suppose," Mariuz tells PEOPLE. "There have just been certain things in our life where things just match up – it's odd.""We didn't plan being pregnant at the same time. But our journeys aligned, even giving birth! Twins have a special bond, it's hard to explain."
|Leah Rodgers and her husband, Kyle, after their son was born.|