New Year’s Twins

One local couple had the privilege of having not just the first baby of the new year, but the first two babies of the new year.

Pranitha Ballari gave birth to twin girls at 4:59am on new years morning at Edward Hospital.

“It’s a nice experience to start [the] new year with two little angles at home,” said Pranitha Ballari.

Sahiti was born weighing about 4.1 pounds while Samiksha arrived at about 5.1 pounds. Both names come from similar Hindu words meaning “lots of knowledge.”

Pranitha and her husband Naveen say they’re excited to bring their new bundles of joy home to their two year-old brother.

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