J. Michael Parker: San Antonio Express-News
The hospital staff hadn't expected both women to deliver at midnight but they were delighted, too.
“I was in labor about 12 or 13 hours. When I was ready to push, the doctor said to hold on a little longer. I don't know how we made it, but we did,” she said.
She said she chose his name to be similar to that of his sister, Aemani, 2.
Hector Benavides acted as interpreter as his wife said in Spanish that she had expected her baby either Tuesday or today, but certainly not on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve.
“It's something you just can't imagine happening to you — like a dream,” he said. “We're going to give him the best love we can and prepare him for his future.”