updated 10/2/2006 8:32:41 AM ET 2006-10-02T12:32:41

LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. — Twin girls share a birthday not only with each other, but with their mother and grandmother.

Andria Hundley, who gave birth to Kaitlin Marie and Malia Rose Zeh on Wednesday, Hundley was born Sept. 27, 1978, in Westminster, Calif. Her mother, Rose Caracciolo, was born Sept. 27, 1957, in New York City. The babies had been due Oct. 20.

"Everybody kept saying, 'Oh, wouldn't that be cool if you had them on your birthday?'" Hundley said. "And I'm thinking, 'Nah, I'll probably have them like a week later so we all don't have to share birthdays.' And it just happened. And now that I think about it — wow, it's a miracle."

The odds of three generations from one family being born on the same day are 1 in 133,225, said Bill Bell, a Census Bureau mathematician, after another such birth in 1991.

Caracciolo was not present for her granddaughters' unexpectedly early birth. She was on her way to Mexico to celebrate her own birthday.

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