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13 Leap Day babies born at Baptist Health Louisville

One of 13 newborn Leaplings born Thursday at Baptist Health Louisville.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (March 1, 2024) – More than a dozen babies delivered at Baptist Health Louisville will have a special birthdate.

Thirteen babies were delivered on Leap Day, February 29, at Baptist Health Louisville.

According to the Associated Press, only five million people worldwide share a Leap Day birthday. People with February 29 birthdays are sometimes referred to as “leaplings.”

Baptist Health is ranked #1 in Kentucky for delivering babies – 1 in every 4 babies are born at a Baptist Health hospital.

Baptist Health Louisville is a 519-bed hospital offering 83 points of care in a wide range of healthcare services. Area residents benefit from the hospital’s emergency services, including special teams for heart attack and stroke care. Baptist Health Louisville is part of the nine-hospital Baptist Health system, headquartered in Louisville. Learn more at BaptistHealth.com/Louisville.