Four Merdeka Babies in Columbia Hospital Iskandar Puteri

The four babies were received with extra Merdeka joy at the hospital

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Four Merdeka babies with their family and hospital staffs in Merdeka spirit

On the 65th National Day – 31st August 2022, it was a bundle of joy for four mothers who gave birth to their babies on this historical day at Columbia Asia Hospital – Iskandar Puteri (CAH-IP).

First-time mother Chan He Lin, 27, a housewife, gave birth to a healthy and cute baby boy, weighing 3.06kg at 1.50 pm. Her husband, Lai Ken Oiang, 27, who works as a contractor in Johor felt honoured because they will celebrate their son’s birthday on  Malaysia’s National Day every year.

Another couple from Kota Tinggi, housewife Own Pei Yun, 31, and businessman husband, Tan Eng Sheng, 32, welcomed a healthy 3.65kg baby boy. She was admitted to CAH-IP on the same day and delivered the baby at 9.01 am. They felt so grateful for the baby’s healthy and safe delivery. The couple thanked everyone at CAH-IP for making sure everything went smoothly for them.

Meanwhile, Er Chian Chyi, 29, a marketer from Taman Eko Botani gave birth to her first child at 7.19 pm. She and her husband, Chong Li Jie, 28, a marketer was blessed with a 3.16kg baby boy. The couple was thrilled and blessed that their baby arrived on such a significant day.

Cho Pao Hui, 35, a supervisor also gave birth to her first child on this special day. She and her husband, Ong Jian Sheng, 33, a technician, were blessed with a beautiful 2.73kg baby girl.  She was admitted to CAH-IP on National Day itself and delivered the baby at 4.45 pm.

The delivery stages for all the babies were smooth and without complications. All mothers and babies are doing well under the care of Dr Rajesh Mahendran Radha Krishnan, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecologist; Dr Quek Yek Song, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynecologist; Dr Azhar  Napis, Consultant Pediatrician and Dr Victor Gong Hee Hung, Consultant Pediatrician, assisted by well-trained midwives and nurses.

“We implement a safe and comfortable environment to ensure the well-being of mothers and newborn babies. Our maternity unit’s consultants, midwives, nurses and support staff are committed to delivering optimum care in your pregnancy journey. We are glad to announce that our hospital has been chosen as the winner of Best Hospital in the Maternity category, at the BabyTalk & MamaPapa Readers’ Choice Awards 2022 recently,” said Dr Ding Eng Li, General  Manager of CAH-IP.