Medeor Hospital Welcomes the UAE’s First Baby on New Year’s Day 

Medeor Hospital Welcomes the UAE’s First Baby on New Year’s Day 

  • Baby Hana was born exactly at 00:00 am on New Year’s Day, 2023; Parents and the medical team celebrate the special moment at the Abu Dhabi hospital.  
  • Burjeel Medical City welcomes four New Year babies, including three Emirati newborns. 

Abu Dhabi: As the clock struck 12 and the calendar slid to 2023, baby girl Hana was born at Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi, to an Egyptian couple, Asmaa Mamdouh Elsayed Ahmed and Eid Ahmed Mahmoud Hassane. The couple welcomed their third child exactly at 00:00 am on New Year’s Day. The baby girl, weighing 3.220 kg, was delivered by Dr. (Prof.) Walid El-Sherbiny, Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynecology & HOD, at Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi. The parents, Asmaa and Hassane, are on top of the world.   

“We are so blessed to welcome our beautiful baby girl into the world on New Year’s Day. We couldn’t be happier to start this new year with such a special addition to our family. She is already so loved, and we are excited to watch her grow and experience all the joys of life. I want to thank the doctor and other staff at Medeor Hospital for the level of care shown to my wife,” said Mr. Hassane. 

When baby girl Hana was born exactly with the arrival of the New Year, doctors and nurses celebrated the unique moment by sharing sweets and wishes with the family.  

“To celebrate New Year by welcoming life into the world is a blessed moment, and we are privileged to support the family. We all gathered and welcomed baby Hana’s birth on a special day. It was a moment of celebration for the entire hospital. Each new baby is a reminder of the hope and promises that the New Year brings. The staff at Medeor Hospital would like to extend our warm greetings to the parents and the baby,” said Dr. El-Sherbiny. 

Burjeel Medical City 

Seconds after the fireworks went off, announcing the start of 2023, at 12:08 am, baby girl Sayeda Farishta Siddique was born to Bangladeshi couple Rahela Sultana and Mohamed Fazlul Siddique at Burjeel Medical City (BMC). Weighing 2.630 kg, baby Farishta is the third child of the family. She was delivered by Dr. Ritu Nambiar, Specialist – Obstetrics and Gynecology, BMC. 

The elated parents thanked the Almighty for his blessings and the BMC staff for their support throughout the pregnancy.  

“On this wonderful New Year’s Day, we are blessed to welcome our beautiful daughter into the world. We are grateful for her safe arrival and all the love and joy she has already brought into our lives. The service provided by BMC was one of the best in the country, and we thank the management and staff for their support,” said Mr. Siddique. 

Shortly after the clock struck 12, three other couples at BMC also rang in the new year with the birth of their babies. 

Baby girl Lateefa was born to Thai mother Sugynya Thai and Emirati father Abdulla Mohamed Ahmed Husain Al Ali at BMC at 01:35 am. The parents welcomed their second child, who weighed 3.350 kg. 

At 3:30 am, baby boy Hassan was born at BMC to Emirati couple Shaikha Abd Al Rahman and Hamad Hassan Al Marri. Baby Hassan weighing 3.060 kg, is the fourth child of the family.  

“We thank God for our child’s birth and the addition of a new member to our family. He is our fourth child and the first boy in our family. My daughters now have a new brother. Our happiness is multiplied by the presence of our little angel. I want to thank the hospital for offering us unmatched care,” said Mr. Marri. 

Baby boy Mayed was born to Emirati parents at BMC at 04:47 am. Naseema Masooud and Fahad Aldhuhoori welcomed their second child, who weighed 2.600 kg. 

Dr. Ritu wished all the babies and their parents the best and said she was elated that she could take part in the families’ happiness. 

“We are delighted to receive newborns at Burjeel Medical City on this special night. It’s a double joy for the parents and us. New Year’s Day is a special occasion for every family, and a new baby born on this day is a blessing. Let us celebrate this wonderful moment and wish the family all the best for the coming year,” Dr. Ritu said. 

Burjeel Hospital 

Filipino couple Bianca Salindong and Ivy Louise Verayo celebrated the New Year by welcoming their second baby at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi. Baby boy Johann Jio S. Verayo was born at 01:18 am, weighing 3.760 kg. He was delivered by Dr. Aruna Kumari, Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Burjeel Hospital.  


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