THE BRONX - Lincoln Medical Center welcomed the Bronx's first baby of 2016.

Novahlyn Caraballo was Born just 22 minutes after midnight at 6 pounds, 4 ounces.

Doctors say baby Novahlyn was supposed to be born days earlier on Dec. 26. Mother Rosana Alvarez says the birth went smoothly.

Alvarez is set to leave the hospital on Sunday.