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Mom Delivers Baby at 12/12/12, On Her Birthday

Farah Hussain-Said, whose birthday is Dec. 12, delivered a baby boy on the same date at 12:12 p.m. at Saint Peter's University Hospital.

Forget the popular belief of Lucky 13. Twelve appears to be an auspicious number for a Bridgewater family.

Farah Hussain-Said, whose birthday is Dec. 12, 1986, delivered her third child, a boy, on Wednesday, Dec. 12, at 12:12 p.m. at Saint Peter's University Hospital.

To recap - Hussain-Said's birthday is 12/12/86, and her baby's boy's birthday is 12/12/12, at 12:12 p.m.

That's a lot of the number 12.

Hussain-Said, 26, said she and her husband, Nabil Said arrived at the hospital after her labor began around 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, but baby Zayd's arrival was not expected on the twelveth.

Hussain-Said said her due date was the 22nd. The thought crossed her mind that the baby may arrive on her birthday, but she wasn't betting on it.

"I always thought it would be a nice thing to share," she said.

The new baby joins his siblings, Ali, 7, and Jannah, 2.

"Ali is over the moon," over a new brother, Hussain-Ali said.

Hussain-Ali and Zayd are expected to be discharged from the hospital on Friday.


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