Special Delivery: Lafayette General Hospital welcomes six Leap Day babies in 2020


LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) Lafayette General received some very special deliveries on a day that only comes once every four years.

Six Leap Day babies were born at varying times on February 29, 2020, according to hospital spokesperson Patricia Thompson.  

Lafayette General shared photos of the six leaplings.

James, Keh’lahni, Averii, Lucas, Adalynn and Kendrick all share a very special birthday.

According to Thompson, James was the first born at 2:26 a.m. and Lucas was the last of the leapers born at 9:02 p.m.

Their parents will now have to decided whether to celebrate birthdays on February 28 or March 1.

The next leap year will occur in 2024.

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