In Ireland, the twins were born with a difference of 87 days
Gemini Amy (Amy), and Cathy (Katie) from Waterford in Ireland born with a difference of 87 days, claiming the Guinness record the longest interval between twins.
Their mother Maria Jones-Elliot (Maria Jones-Elliott) gave birth to the first of the twins Amy for 4 months earlier than you expect, while the second Kathy was born 3 months after Amy.
Doctors believe that the case of the birth of healthy twins with such a big difference - It's like winning the lottery.
The birth of twins
For most mothers, it became one of the most difficult periods in life. The first girl Amy was born at 24 weeks, after the mother's water broke prematurely.
The chances of survival of both twins were very small. However, after the birth of Amy, Mary contractions stopped, and attempts to induce childbirth nor to no avail. After that, parents and doctors decided not to interfere with the course of events.
"When a woman begins to give birth to twins, the uterus contracts and the kids are born one after the other for about an hour. But Mary contractions stopped and Kathy (the other girl) stayed within "- the doctors explained. While the first girl was in an incubator for premature babies, Mary every day awaiting the birth of the second twin.
In the end, childbirth caused the relatively safe 36 weeks and 3 days gestation. The girl was born weighing 2, 5 kg, which was named Cathy.
"The nurse took Katie and put it in an incubator face to his sister and Amy just smiled. There was no doubt that they know each other ", - says the mother.
After Mary's husband Chris went to register the twins, it has caused some confusion. The birth certificate says that the Amy Elliott, the first twin was born on June 1, and Kathy Elliott, the other twin was born August 27. The couple already have two older children, Olivia, 13, and Jack, 11 years old.
representative Guinness World Records, said that after the confirmation, the birth of twins with a difference in 87 days will beat the current record of 84 days, which is owned by Peggy Lynn (Peggy Lynn) from the State of Pennsylvania in the USA.