2 babies born at Hialeah Hospital during Hurricane Irma

Babies share birthday, similar birth times


HIALEAH, Fla. – While Hurricane Irma brought heavy rain and intense winds to South Florida, the day wasn't all negative for two South Florida families.

Two babies were born Sunday at Hialeah Hospital.

R'Mir Demetri Peavy was born at 2:52 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces as Hurricane Irma was inching closer to South Florida.

Then at 3:32 p.m., Yuliet Martinez Vega, weighing 6 pounds 10 ounces, was born.

"Congratulations to the families and special thanks to our team of employees and physicians who are caring for all of our patients during this storm," the hospital said in a statement. "We know this is a day our new moms and dads and staff will never forget."