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How's that for timing?
Two boys in different boroughs were born at the stroke of midnight, creating a tie for the title of New York City's first baby of 2016.
Zayden Noel was delivered at exactly the stroke of midnight Friday, city officals said.
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Zayden weighed in at 7 pounds, 1 ounce and both he and mom Stephanie Diaz were doing well at Coney Island Hospital, the New York Daily News reported.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center also staked a claim for the city's first baby, even submitting an image of a utero-fetal monitoring tracing device as proof.
The boy who will not be named until his bris, was borrn to Daniella and Eli Malakov of Forest Hills.
A hospital spokeswoman said doctors at LIJ delivered another baby 34 seconds after midnight as well.
The city's first baby of 2015 was also born at Coney Island Hospital.
“Coney Island Hospital is thrilled to have the first NYC Health + Hospitals baby born in 2016,” the hospital’s executive director, Robert Hughes, told the paper. “We are elated to be part of such a special moment for this family.”