California Twins Born on New Year's Won't Share Birthday

Jaelyn was born at 11:59 p.m. Thursday; Luis was born at 12:02 a.m. Friday.

ByEMILY SHAPIRO
January 2, 2016, 11:30 AM
PHOTO: Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Kaiser Permanente San Diego

— -- A pair of twins born in San Diego will forever share different birthdays -- and different birth years.

Maribel Valencia, 22, gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on New Year's Eve, then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Jennifer Dailard said Saturday. Jaelyn weighed 4 pounds, 15 ounces, while Luis weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, Dailard said.

PHOTO: Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Kaiser Permanente San Diego

The two new additions join Valenica, her husband Luis and their 3-year-old daughter Isabella, Dailard said.

"It's a big blessing to have two of them, [a] boy and a girl, for New Year's,” Luis Valencia said, according to ABC affiliate KGTV in San Diego.

PHOTO: Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Maribel Valencia gave birth to daughter Jaelyn at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 31, 2015 then delivered son Luis two minutes past midnight, at the San Diego Kaiser Permanente Zion Medical Center.
Kaiser Permanente San Diego

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