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Woman Giving Birth To 2 Sets Of Twins Is Insanely Rare

The odds are one in 70 million!

Posted on February 19, 2013, at 4:50 p.m. ET

On Valentine's Day, Tressa Montalvo gave birth to four boys at 31 weeks — only they were paired off in separate placenta, making them not quadruplets, but two sets of identical twins.

According to the Houston Chronicle, Ace (3 pounds, 10 ounces) and Blaine (3 pounds, 15 ounces) were born at 8:51 a.m., while Cash (2 pounds, 15 ounces) and Dylan (3 pounds, 6 ounces) were born at 8:52 a.m. Their names spell out A-B-C-D.
Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer / AP

According to the Houston Chronicle, Ace (3 pounds, 10 ounces) and Blaine (3 pounds, 15 ounces) were born at 8:51 a.m., while Cash (2 pounds, 15 ounces) and Dylan (3 pounds, 6 ounces) were born at 8:52 a.m. Their names spell out A-B-C-D.

According to the Woman's Hospital of Texas, the odds of two sets of twins occurring naturally — without in vitro, for example — are one in 70 million.

Houston Chronicle, Brett Coomer / AP

Which means, you're more likely to be killed by lightning ...

2,320,000 to 1
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2,320,000 to 1

Or win an Academy Award ...

11,500 to 1
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11,500 to 1

Or become a saint!

20,000,000 to 1
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20,000,000 to 1

[source: odds]

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