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Woman gets pregnant again shortly after giving birth

By John Patrick Magno Ranara Published Oct 16, 2022 3:47 pm

It's always a heartwarming moment for aspiring mothers to find out that they're expecting a bundle of joy, but what would you do if you found out you were pregnant just shortly after giving birth? 

That's exactly what happened to a first-time mom who recently shared that after returning from the hospital with her newborn in hand, she found out that she was carrying another blessing in her womb.

"Coming home from the hospital with one baby. Just to find out I’m pregnant again . . . Now my baby has a baby. I can’t wait to watch them grow up together," Lorena Hinnawi wrote in one of her TikTok posts.

In a follow-up video that has since gone viral with 300,000 views, Lorena Hinnawi shared that she gave birth to her baby boy Massimo on Nov. 27, 2020.

When they left the hospital to take on the parent life, they thought they had it all figured out. However, they received a delightful surprise when they found out that Hinnawi was pregnant once again with her baby girl Camila, who was born just 11 months later on Oct. 26, 2021.

@lorenahinnawi The best thing god ever blessed me with💙💖 #ohnononono #irishtwins #mom #twounderone #babyboy #babygirl ♬ Oh No, Oh No, Oh No No No Song (TikTok Remix) - Tik Tok

Because of this relatively uncommon birth interval, Hinnawi said their children can be called "Irish twins"—a term used to refer to two children born 12 months or less apart. 

Many fellow mothers commented on Hinnawi's video, sharing how they also gave birth to Irish twins of their own.

"This happened to me 10 months apart, boy and girl," one user wrote.

"Had my little girl on the 26th of November 2021, due to have another baby on the 15th of October 2022," another one commented, to which Hinnawi replied that they almost had the same due date.

Hinnawi, who has since filled her TikTok with more videos showing their happy family, joins famous celebrities who also have Irish twins such as Britney Spears, Jessica Simpson, Tori Spelling, and Heidi Klum.