TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KMVT/KSVT) Fernando Ortiz Graciano made his appearance at 9:20 a.m. on Monday to ring in the 2018 New Year at St. Luke's Magic Valley Medical Center.
Fernando's mother, Maria Celene Graciano welcomed her first baby weighing seven pounds, 10 ounces, happy, healthy and with a full head of hair.
Making his appearance two days after his due date, Fernando put his mother through 17 hours of labor but says through a St. Luke's interpreter he is the best thing to happen to her.
"The best , most beautiful thing in my life," Graciano said.
When Fernando is older the first place he is traveling is to Mexico to see his father and teh rest of his family.
All St. Luke's New Year babies receive a 'Baby New Year' blanket and onesie.
Happy Birthday Fernando!