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UAE hospital welcomes 7 Eid babies

ABU DHABI, June 16, 2018

Abu Dhabi-based Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children welcomed seven newborns within the first few hours of Eid Al Fitr. A total of 350 newborns were welcomed by the hospital during Ramadan including 12 twins and 1 triplet.
 
The first baby was an Emirati, Fatima (weighing 3.5 kg) born at 12:35pm after midnight on Eid Al Fitr. 
 
"The birth of our baby during first day of Eid was a surprise for us, and now the memorable occasion is doubled for us. She is our first baby and we have named her Fatima," said Majed Ahmed Al Awbathani, the proud father of Fatima.
 
"We are very thankful for this blessing. From here, we would like to congratulate UAE leaders, government and the people of UAE on this very special day," he added.
 
Baby Fatima was delivered by Dr Tina Kokalj, Obstetrics & Gynecology Specialist at Danat Al Emarat Hospital.
 
"The baby was due in a week but with Allah’s will she joined the family on this special occasion for all and doubled the joy of her parents and ours. Both baby and mother are in good health," said an elated Dr Tina.
 
The second baby was a boy, Sultan, weighing 3.5 kg, who was born at 3:09 am. His father, Hussain Saleem Ayedh Al Menhali said: "The baby is in good health and we are extremely happy to have him join us during the early hours of Eid Al Fitr."
 
Mayar (weighed 3.33 kg) was the third one to be born at hospital in the early hours of Eid Al Fitr. 
 
Her father, Engineer Abdulla Ghanem Alseiari, an Emirati, said: "Baby Mayar is our third baby – she has a brother and sister who have been waiting for her. Born on Eid day at at 3:31 am, our celebration is now doubled."
 
Mariano Gonzalez, CEO of Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, part of United Eastern Medical Services (UEMedical) said: "During Ramadan, a total of 350 were born at our hospital, including 170 boys and 180 girls. Of these, 179 were Emirati nationals. We also welcomed 12 twins and 1 triplet during the Holy month."  
 
"Including our 7 newborns born at the hospital after Eid was declared and until the early hours of first day of Eid, a total of 7981 babies have been born at our hospital since we opened in October 2015," remarked Gonzales.
 
"All these precious bundles of joy were managed by our 70 medical team members of obstetricians, pediatricians and neonatologists. We expect to welcome another 5 babies by end of today," he added.
 
The hospital distributed flowers and gifts for all patients who are spending Eid Al Fitr at the hospital.-TradeArabia News Service



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