Four Leap Day Births in Iceland So Far

Iceland welcomed its first leap day baby of 2024 at just 13 minutes past midnight, Vísir reports. According to a midwife on shift, the baby was a boy. Around 8:00 AM this morning, four leap-day babies had been born at the National University Hospital of Iceland.

According to Statistics Iceland, as of 2023, there were 234 individuals in Iceland with a birthday on February 29. In a special offer posted on social media, Hótel Rangá in South Iceland offered ten of these individuals free accommodation on their birthday this year, complete with champagne and cake.