Wives of twin brothers in Michigan both give birth to their first child on the ...

The wives of twin brothers in Michigan both gave birth on the same day to their first child.

Joshua Thorington and his wife, Denise, welcomed their son, Jack, at 4.18am on Tuesday at Munson Medical Center in Traverse City, Michigan. 

The 33-year-old twin was surprised, though, when he didn't hear anything back from his brother about visiting his new child.

But an hour later, Justin Thorington texted his twin brother to inform him that he too was at the same hospital because his wife, Alex Raphael, had gone into labor.

Josh and Denise Thorington (left) and Alex Raphael and Justin Thorington (right) from Traverse City, Michigan, had their children on the same day. Josh and Justin are twin brothers

Jack (left) was born first at 4.18am on Tuesday. His younger cousin, Lucy, was born at 11.43pm, just 19 hours after him 

Jack (left) was born first at 4.18am on Tuesday. His younger cousin, Lucy, was born at 11.43pm, just 19 hours after him 

'Then he's like, 'Hey, we'll come see you, but just so you know, Alex is in labor. And you're the only ones who know, so don't tell anyone',' Josh said to WPBN.

'I think they didn't want to steal our thunder, but we didn't care.'

Justin and Alex welcomed their daughter, Lucy, into the world at

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