California mom gives birth to twins in different years

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A Kern County mom is celebrating the birth of her twins - who were born in two different years! (KABC)

A Kern County mom is celebrating the birth of her twins - who were born in two different years!

One baby was born on Dec. 31, 2017, and the other was born on Jan. 1, 2018.

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Maria Rios was originally due on Jan. 27. She had a cesarean section scheduled for Jan. 10.

At 11:58 p.m. -- just two minutes before the New Year -- Joaquin Ontiveros was born, weighing in at 5 pounds, 9 ounces and 18 inches long.

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His twin sister, Aitana de Jesus, who was slightly breached, was delivered via C-section just 18 minutes after her brother -- but technically in the next year.

She weighed in at 4 pounds, 10 ounces and was 16 inches long

Mom and babies are doing fine and will join their three older sisters when they get home.

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