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Birth and Christening Same Day?

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I have found a number of entries (IGI) where the birth and christening are given as the same date. For example:

John Lake.
Birth, 18 June 1697. Christening, 18 June 1697.
Saint Olave, Southwark, London.

John Leak
Birth, 11 September 1700. Christening, 11 September 1700.
Saint Olave, Southwark, London.

Should I suspect the entry for birth as incorrect or was it normal practice at that time to Christen on the day of birth? I have only heard of that happening when it seemed unlikely the baby would live.
Thanks for any suggestions.
 

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