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Families celebrate 12-12-12 Babies


Cortlandt Manor, NY - (December 14, 2012) – The two babies born at Hudson Valley Hospital Center on December 12, 2012 made their mark on history, having the rare opportunity to be born on a triple number date that will not happen again for 89 years.

Yocasta Perez of New Rochelle and Jazmine Lassic of Peekskill excitedly held their baby boys and talked about the unique bond they will share forever.


“I was in so much pain I didn’t realize the importance of the date until after,” said Lassic. “After I held Ézan in my arms, I knew this was an extra special day.”


“My son, Nicholas, was supposed to be born on December 16, but his father knew he was going to be born on 12-12-12,” said Yocasta Perez of New Rochelle.


Both babies are happy and most importantly healthy, Ézan was born 8lbs, 12oz, 19 ½ inches long, and Nicholas was 6 lbs, 13oz and 20 ½ inches.


Wednesday was noteworthy not only for its repetition -- Dec. 12, 2012, or 12/12/12 -- but also because it's the last time this century that all three of the same numbers fall on the same date. The next time this will happen is on Jan. 1, 2101, or 01/01/2101.


For more information about having a baby at Hudson Valley Hospital Center, call 914-734-3285 for visit www.hvhc.organd see videos under patient testimonials.


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Hudson Valley Hospital Center is dedicated to serving the health care needs of the community and to providing quality, comprehensive medical care in a compassionate, professional, respectful manner, without regard to race, religion, national origin or disease category. Offering state-of-the-art diagnostic treatment, education and preventive services, the Hospital is committed to improving the quality of life in the community.  In fulfilling this mission, the Hospital will strive to continuously improve the care provided and develop and offer programs, facilities, systems and alliances that most effectively respond to community health care needs.  Hudson Valley Hospital Center is located on Route 202 (1980 Crompond Road) in Cortlandt Manor, New York. For physician directory assistance please call 800-482-HVHC or visit