Columbia Asia Hospital–Iskandar Puteri Welcomes Three Merdeka Babies

While our nation celebrated its 64th National Day on 31st August 2021, it was a bundle of joy for three mothers who gave birth to their babies on this auspicious day

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(Mothers and their family from the left; Josephine Neoh Hyun Yew, Siti Nornabillah and Ang Pei Ling

While our nation celebrated its 64th National Day on 31st August 2021, it was a bundle of joy for three mothers who gave birth to their babies on this auspicious day at Columbia Asia Hospital–Iskandar Puteri (CAH-IP).

Siti Nornabillah Mckine, 35, who works as an insurance agent, was expecting to deliver her third child on 30th August 2021; instead, she gave birth to a healthy and beautiful baby girl, weighing 2.97kg on 31st August 2021 at 3.45 pm. Her husband, Mohd Iqmal Tajnaen Jamil, 35, who works as a chemical specialist, felt blessed and honoured because they will celebrate their daughter’s birthday on Malaysia’s National Day every year.

Meanwhile, housewife Josephine Neoh Hyun Yew, 18, also gave birth to her child on this auspicious day. She and her husband, Eng Yi Chuan, 20, who works in the logistics industry, were blessed with a 2.84kg baby girl. She was admitted in CAH-IP on the National Day itself and delivered the baby at 9.30 am.

Another couple from Bandar Putra Kulai, engineers Ang Pei Ling, 37, and husband, Ng Tee Neng, 42, welcomed a healthy 4.02kg baby boy at 10.48 am. They felt so grateful for the baby’s healthy and safe delivery. The couple thanked everyone at the hospital for making sure everything went smoothly for them.

The delivery stages for all the babies were smooth and without complications. All mothers and babies are doing well under the care of Dr Rohaini Md Jonit, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecologist, Dr Quek Yek Song Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecologist and Dr Victor Gong Hee Hung, Consultant Pediatrician, assisted by well-trained midwives and nurses. All families received a gift pack from the hospital filled with heartwarming notes.

Columbia Asia Hospital–Iskandar Puteri, as a committed private healthcare provider, assures patients and their families that appointments, vaccinations and treatments will continue in a safe environment despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

All patients and staff are screened for body temperature. On top of that, their personal details are recorded to ensure the utmost level of safety and traceability of COVID-19 cases should the need arise.

Visiting of wards is only allowed if it involves emergency cases, child patients, the elderly and special needs patients. Hand sanitisers are available to keep patients safe by practising hand hygiene. High-touch areas are frequently cleaned and sanitised. Thorough cleaning and disinfecting of patients’ rooms are carried out, focusing on high-touch surfaces.