When the clock struck 12:12 yesterday, on 12/12/12, at least seven newborns came into the world with a little once-a-century good luck.
Mothers across the country gave birth to babies at that precise auspicious moment.
With a little help from her mother, Noelle Joy Klinker started life as a happy coincidence when the newborn's parents welcomed her into the world at 12:12pm on 12/12/12 after her mother was in labor for about 12 hours.
Lucky birthdays: When the clock struck 12:12 yesterday, on 12/12/12, at least five newborns came into the world with a little once-a-century good luck, including Noelle Joy (pictured)
Weighing nine pounds and one ounce, the infant was born Wednesday at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston to parents Colleen and Joe Klinker.
Her proud father, 31-year-old Coast Guard lieutenant and public affairs officer, said the timing was 'mostly' a coincidence.
At 12:11pm, Mrs Klinker saved the final push until the clock ticked to a minute later.
Mr Klinker said her arrival was a special blessing after he and his wife lost a daughter Melody at childbirth last October.
Well-timed: Baby Noelle Joy Klinker was welcomed her into the world at 12:12pm on 12/12/12 after her mother was in labor for about 12 hours and saved the final push for that moment
Tiffaney and Joshua Diles of Chillicothe, Ohio welcomed son, Austin Matthew, at 12:12am on Wednesday.
Then four girls (including little Noelle), and four boys clocked in 12 hours later during natural births.
In Houston, James Washington and his girlfriend, Delina Gonzales, welcomed their new daughter, Maliyah LaShae, who made her debut at 12:12pm.
Serendipitous scheduling: Damek Seitz was born on 12-12-12 at 12:12pm in Kansas with his mother scheduled to deliver by caesarean - and the timing worked out just right
Proud dad: New father Dan Seitz told explained, 'They called and said we have an opening on the 12th and we said, "sure we'll take it," and, lo and behold, here we are at 12 minutes after 12 with him being born'
Also in Texas, Jessica and Christian Sommer welcomed their first son, Christian Daniel Sommer Jr., into the world at 12:12pm.
Twelve was also the magic number for two South Florida baby boys yesterday.
Labor contractions sent both new moms to their respective hospitals around midnight. Kimberly Caballero was due Monday, and Diana Mneimneh's due date was Tuesday, but both boys entered the world naturally, healthy and alert at 12:12pm on 12/12/12.
Mrs Caballero told the Sun Sentinel: 'We never thought it would actually work out that way. What are the odds?'
Bon anniversaire: Landen McGil born via C-section at 12.12pm on 12-12-12 will have an easy to remember birthday
In Fremont, Nebraska, Robin Heaton gave birth to daughter, Zoey. And The New York Post reports, an as yet unnamed baby girl was born to Michael and Olivia Patterson of Manhattan.
The (Newark) Star-Ledger reveals Debbie and Joe Turner of Brick, who survived Hurricane Sandy, gave birth to their own lucky reminder - son Carson Hurricane Turner.
Meanwhile, for another little boy born Wednesday in Overland Park, Kansas, 12 was a far more decidedly luckily number.
Damek Seitz was born on 12-12-12 at 12:12pm, and with his mother scheduled to deliver by caesarean, the timing worked out just right.
All in 12's: James Washington and girlfriend Delina Gonzales with their baby daughter, Maliyah LaShae Washington, born at 12:12pm on December 12, 2012 in Houston
New father Dan Seitz told KCTV: 'They called and said we have an opening on the 12th and we said, "sure we'll take it," and, lo and behold, here we are at 12 minutes after 12 with him being born.'
Another bundle of joy that was delivered via C-section at 12:12pm Alyson McGill's third child, Landen McGil.
She told NBC Charlotte: 'It’s a special day, one he'll always be able to remember. He'll be able to look at for years to come.'
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2247525/The-luckiest-babies-America-Ten-newborns-entered-world-12-12-12-12-12-mom-saved-final-push-exact-moment.html#ixzz2Ey19tnqN
Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook