'Christmas babies' born in Cagayan, Pangasinan


Posted at Dec 25 2013 06:40 PM | Updated as of Dec 26 2013 02:40 AM

MANILA -- Nine babies were born on Christmas Day in Cagayan de Oro, while five others were born in Pangasinan.

In JR Borja General Hospital in Cagayan de Oro, Gene Measco gave birth to female twins at 4:27 a.m. Wednesday.

Measco and her husband, Renato, named their twins Crissy and Crissy Jane.

Two others, Irish Joy Calderon and Johanna Baja, gave birth to baby boys at the JR Borja General Hospital at 3:45 a.m. and 3:07 a.m., respectively.

Five other "Christmas babies" were also born in Northern Mindanao Medical Center.

Meanwhile, the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital in San Carlos City, Pangasinan recorded five births from 12 midnight until 9 a.m. on Christmas Day.

One of them, Charrie Ferrer, gave birth to her first child, baby girl Althea.

Like Ferrer, Cristina Dueña also gave birth to her first child, Jeanelee. -- Reports from Rod Bolivar, ABS-CBN News Cagayan de Oro; Aldrin Soriano, ABS-CBN News Pangasinan