Burjeel, Medeor Hospitals in Abu Dhabi Welcome UAE’s First Eid Babies This Year


Pakistani and Egyptian couples welcomed babies exactly at 12:00 am   

Abu Dhabi: A Pakistani couple got an extra special Eid al-Fitr gift as the clock struck 12 on Monday in the form of their newborn baby at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi. The hospital welcomed the first baby born on the auspicious day in the UAE.

Saba Irfan (25) and Irfan Khan (35) welcomed their third child Shahmeer Khan at 12:00. Dr. Fady Georges Hachem, Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology at Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, delivered the baby boy weighing 2.70 kg with a height of 49 cm.

“We are thrilled to welcome our newest family member. His arrival has doubled the joy we feel on this auspicious day,” said Irfan, adding that he feels very fortunate and is hopeful of providing a bright future for his little one. He thanked Dr.  Hachem for bringing their baby into the world.

“It is a great privilege for us as doctors to be the first ones to hold these babies as they come into the world. The baby’s birth on a special day adds to the joy of their family. We are delighted and wish baby Shahmeer and his family the best,” said Dr. Hachem.

At Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi, an Egyptian expat couple welcomed their third child at 12:01 on Eid day. Little Ayla is one of the babies born in the early hours of the special day. The baby, weighing 3.61 kg with a height of 51 cm, was delivered by Dr. (Prof.) Walid El-Sherbiny, Consultant, Obstetrics & Gynecology & HOD, at Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi. The parents Amira Magdy (32) and Khaled Fahmy are on top of the world.

“Ayla is our third child. This pregnancy was a surprise for us. Now, Ayla surprised us again by coming to us as the most precious gift from above on this blessed day. We are thrilled to finally hold our angel in our arms,” said Amira.

“Children are God’s gift, and it’s a privilege for me to be a part of the auspicious occasion. The staff at Medeor Hospital would like to extend our warm regards to them. We wish the best for the baby and the parents to have a healthy and happy life ahead,” said Dr El-Sherbiny.