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Siblings Become Parents On Same Day, Same Place, Same Midwife

 

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From left: Jake and Caitie Luttropp with Maeve, and Katie and Matt Ross with Finley.

(Printed by Permission of the Telegram-Leader, Eau Claire, Wisconsin)

By Eric Lindquist, The Leader-Telegram, Eau Claire, Wis.

What started as a family joke became a joyous reality Sunday when two Chippewa Valley siblings became first-time parents less than two hours apart.

The happy coincidence occurred not only on the same night but in the same place and with the same certified nurse midwife tending to the new moms.

The momentous day ended with Katie Ross, 34, of Elk Mound, giving birth to a son, Finley, at 6:40 p.m. and her sister-in-law, Caitlin Luttropp, (Daugh...



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