Adorable Photos: Meet the Local Babies Born on Leap Day


There was a kid in my fifth grade class named Erik whose birthday was on February 29th, a.k.a. Leap Day. As elementary school kids, my classmates and I found no shortage of delight in ribbing poor little Erik about the fact that technically he was only three years old. I’m sure it drove him nuts.

So in the order of penance, I thought it fitting to officially commemorate the birthdays of the babies born yesterday — Leap Day — at several area hospitals. Hey, they only get birthdays once every four years, so we might as well make a big deal out of it.

Presenting: The Philly Babies of Leap Day 2016.

Good morning from our ELEVEN #LeapDay babies at #PaoliHospital!

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Our first Leap Day baby made her debut this morning around 2 AM! How beautiful is she? Congratulations, mom and dad!

Posted by Lankenau Medical Center on Monday, February 29, 2016

Please welcome our very first #LeapYear baby, Haliyah Johnson! New mom LeAsia Ann Pryer is doing great. It may take her four years to celebrate her 1st birthday, but she'll always be #BornAtEinstein!

Posted by Einstein Health on Monday, February 29, 2016

Here is another adorable "leapling." Born at 9:16 AM and weighing 8 lbs, 9 oz, please welcome to the world Angelina Marone. #LeapYearBaby

Posted by Virtua on Monday, February 29, 2016

Join Virtua in welcoming leap year baby, Liv Price. Little Liv of Williamstown arrived at 10:53 AM weighing 7 lbs, 15 oz. #LeapYearBaby #Leaplings

Posted by Virtua on Monday, February 29, 2016

Welcome leap-year baby Vera Evelyn Vuu at a whopping 7.9 pounds and 20 inches. I love you so, so much!!

Posted by Suchi Vuu on Monday, February 29, 2016

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