IT MAY just have been a case of too many twos for two Port Elizabeth primary school teachers who last week gave birth on the same day. But Erica Primary School teachers and close friends Janine Kruger, 30, and Tracey McMurray, 27, both of whom teach Grade 2, have put their recent and almost twin experiences, down to pure luck.
Not only do the two teachers have two other children who were born just months apart and who are also close friends, but both teachers also gave birth in the second month of this year.
Both women, who also happen to share the services of the same gynaecologists, told The Herald independently this week that their birth events had not been planned.
Kruger was in Greenacres Hospital in Nelson Mandela Bay giving birth to her new daughter Madison on Tuesday last week, while McMurray – whose due date was a week later – was visiting her gynaecologist in the same hospital. While Kruger was nearing the end of giving birth, McMurray’s waters broke and she began to go into labour.
She then gave birth to her son Blake in the same hospital on the same day.
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