By Rosli Mansor
Five married couples witnessed the birth of their babies at Pantai Hospital Ipoh on New Year’s Day, Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
The pair from Tronoh, Asma Shuib, 44, and her husband Taib Ibrahim, 48, welcomed their baby son who weighed 2.6kg at 3.55pm.
Another couple from Taman Rimba Tambun, Ipoh, Nor Syarfa Wahida, 30, and husband Mohd Hanapi Mamat, 35, had a baby daughter weighing 3.7kg at 2.22pm.
“We’re happy with the birth of our daughter. Pantai Hospital is indeed one of the best hospitals in Ipoh, not to mention the experienced staff and comfortable wards,” said Mohd Hanapi who works as an engineer.
Three other baby boys were delivered the same day one at noon and the other in the evening.