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Baby born at 11:11 a.m. on 11/11/11, Glendale hospital says

Byron Baez was born at 11:11 a.m. on 11-11-11 at Glendale Memorial Hospital.This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.

A Los Angeles couple welcomed a baby boy at 11:11 a.m. today at Glendale Memorial Hospital, the only baby born in the facility at the time to coincide with the date of 11-11-11.

Bayron Baez, 8 pounds and 3 ounces, was born naturally this morning, said Ryan K. Lee, the doctor who delivered the boy.

“It was kind of coincidental, a little bit of luck and it just happened to be at that time," Lee said.

Lee said some patients requested that they deliver their baby on Friday.

Maria Dominguez, 32, and her husband, Fabian Baez, 34, said they were excited that their baby was born at a special time, but they didn't think it had any special meaning.

Another birth was reported at a hospital in Northridge at the same time, but it was a C-section, according to the Glendale News-Press.

[For the record, 9:27 p.m., Nov. 11: An earlier version of this post incorrectly reported that the baby weighed 8 pounds and 30 ounces.]

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-- Tiffany Kelly, Times Community News

Photo: Baby and new parents. Credit: Times Community News

 
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