San Jose Girls 1st Bay Area Babies of 2014

By JAMEY PADOJINO Bay City News
|  Thursday, Jan 2, 2014  |  Updated 6:19 AM PDT
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This is raw video of a girl that was born just two seconds after midnight at the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center. She weights 8 lbs, 7 oz.

This is raw video of a girl that was born just two seconds after midnight at the Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center. She weights 8 lbs, 7 oz.

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A baby girl born in the South Bay appears to be the first baby born in the Bay Area in 2014.

The baby girl, Lillianna Noell Tiopan, was born two seconds past midnight on Jan. 1 at Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center, spokesman Karl Sonkin said. She weighed 8 pounds 7 ounces at birth and was 21 inches long.

Her mother said she is the family's third daughter.

"I'm just happy that she's here and she's with us," the new mother Melinda Tiopan said. "And yeah, It's exciting that she's a New Year's baby, and it's a special birthday."

Another baby girl was born just down the hall at 12:01 a.m., Sonkin said. She weighed 5 pounds 15 ounces at birth and was 18 inches long.

In San Francisco two baby boys were born at separate hospitals moments into 2014.

A baby boy was born at Kaiser Permanente San Francisco Medical Center eight seconds past midnight, spokesman Joe Fragola said.

Another baby boy was born at California Pacific Medical Center's California campus at 12:01 a.m., hospital spokeswoman Barbara Dunn said.

His mother, Mei Yang of Hong Kong, has yet to give him name, Dunn said. He weighed 6 pounds 15 ounces at birth and was 19 inches long.

Drs. Yuan-Da Fan and Lauri Green delivered the boy by cesarean section, Dunn said.

NBC Bay Area's Vince Cestone contributed to this report.

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