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United Arab Emirates: Palestinian baby Emarat among first newborns on National Day – News


Published: Saturday December 2, 2023, 08:53

Last update: Saturday December 2, 2023, 2:59 p.m.

As the United Arab Emirates continues to provide humanitarian assistance to war-torn Gaza, here in Abu Dhabi there has been an encouraging development: a Palestinian couple became parents to a baby girl at the stroke of midnight marking United Arab Emirates Day. United Arab Emirates.

At 12:01 a.m., Palestinian expatriate couple Ashraf Khedr and Lmais Mohammed celebrated the birth of their fourth child at the Burjeel Royal Hospital in Al Ain. And in a touching tribute, the proud parents named their newborn Emarat.

“Thank God for the safety of my wife and daughter Emarat. We are incredibly happy to welcome our fourth daughter and have named her ‘Emarat’ on the occasion of UAE National Day. We named our second son Zayed after the founding father of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Zayed, may God have mercy on him. These names are our way of paying tribute to this wonderful country,” said the ecstatic Palestinians.

Dr Mohammad Subhi Al Saad, consultant obstetrics and gynecology, gave birth to a baby girl weighing 2,900 kg.

As the country prepares for a day of pride and celebration, baby Emarat is among the first newborns in private hospitals in Abu Dhabi.

In another tribute to the United Arab Emirates, Egyptian couple Manal Mohamed and Mahmoud Muhareb celebrated Union Day with the birth of baby Zayed at exactly 12 in the morning, weighing 3,810 kg. After two boys and two girls, Zayed is his fifth child.

“The arrival of baby Zayed on this special day adds an extra touch of meaning to the celebrations and has created lasting memories for the family. We congratulate them and wish them good health and a prosperous future,” said Dr. (Prof) Walid El-Sherbiny, Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecology and Head of Department at Medeor Hospital Abu Dhabi.

Emirati couple Amnah Yousuf Alblooshi and Mohamed Abdulla Aljanaahi celebrated the birth of their second child, Abdulla Mohamed Aljanaahi, at 12:01 a.m. at the Burjeel Hospital in Abu Dhabi.

Dr. Khaled Omar, a specialist in obstetrics and gynecology, gave birth to the baby who weighed 3 kg.

“We are filled with gratitude to the Almighty for blessing us with this beautiful child. As Emiratis, his birth on the occasion of UAE National Day is a source of great joy for us,” the parents noted.

Dr. Omar congratulated the family on the safe arrival of their little one.

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the proud parents and welcome baby Abdulla, born on UAE National Day, contributing to the legacy of joy and unity that defines this extraordinary day in the nation’s history,” he said.

Blessed after 10 years of marriage

After 10 years of marriage, Chinese and Malaysian couple Wang Wan Xiu and Ren Wong welcomed their firstborn, Wong, at 12 noon at Medeor Hospital in Abu Dhabi.

“Both the baby and the mother are doing well. It is a double celebration for the birth of baby Wong on UAE National Day. We share their joy on this occasion,” said Dr Richa Saini, specialist in obstetrics and gynecology at Medeor Hospital, Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi’s Burjeel Medical City welcomed six babies, including four Emirati babies on the special occasion.

The little ones, wrapped in the soft fabric, came into the world on this significant day, adding additional happiness to the nation’s celebrations. Hospital staff shared in the excitement, creating a warm and festive atmosphere as they welcomed newborns into the world.

First-time Palestinian parents Ghaydaa and Murad said there was no birthday to welcome the birth of their firstborn but Union Day, when at the stroke of midnight baby girl Zeina was born at NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah.

Photo: Dr. Mohammad Al Hassoun with father Murad and baby Zeina

Photo: Dr. Mohammad Al Hassoun with father Murad and baby Zeina

The parents said Khaleej Times: “We have been blessed with such an adorable girl and our happiness has no limits. We thank the doctors, in particular Dr. Hassoun. We are most happy to share our daughter’s birthday on December 2 with the wonderful people of the UAE. Happy National Day!”

At exactly 12:20 a.m., Sayed Ali and Nousheen Tanavvur received life-changing news as they welcomed their newborn at Thumbay Teaching Hospital in Ajman. Weighing 3.35kg, the baby has the distinction of being among the first to be born in the UAE on this special occasion.

“Our baby has arrived and the whole family is full of joy and gratitude. Plus, it’s such a joyous occasion that it’s shared with an even more important part of history: UAE National Day. We would like to thank the Almighty and also the staff at Thumbay University Hospital for their great support during our journey towards parenthood.”

Dr Kasturi Mummigatti, specialist and clinical professor at the center of obstetrics and gynecology at Thumbay University Hospital, said: “We are happy to welcome a baby to our hospital during the early hours of the celebration of the 52nd UAE National Day. . Children are a blessing from God and their arrival on such an auspicious occasion doubles the happiness. “The baby is doing well and we wish the parents and child a healthy and happy life ahead.”

Another lively baby girl was born today at NMC Royal Hospital Sharjah to Egyptian parents Lina and Hussain, who welcomed their third child, baby Talia. The proud parents said: “Our baby is our princess; and what a blessing to welcome you on the day we celebrate the 52nd UAE National Day. We look forward to all the excitement and memories in the future. We are blessed by Allah.”

Photo: Dr Mona Azmy with Father Hussain holding baby Talia

Photo: Dr Mona Azmy with Father Hussain holding baby Talia

The Emirati girl Mazna came into the world on her nation’s 52nd birthday. Her proud father, Moosz Al Raeesi, said: “Our beautiful girl Mazna, our third daughter, was born at 1.37am (normal delivery) and she is perfect. She is so beautiful. We are very proud that she chose UAE National Day as her birthday. We wish the rulers of this country all the happiness and best wishes.”

Photo: Dr. Rabab Helmy holding baby Mazna

Photo: Dr. Rabab Helmy holding baby Mazna

American parents Alan and Abubkr Alamin welcomed their fourth child: a healthy baby boy who weighed 3.42 kg at birth and was named Awab. The proud parents said: Our son has been shining like a star on the UAE’s special day. We love this country and it is an honor to be here that we will treasure forever. Additionally, we would like to thank the hospital and Dr. Mona for all the care they gave us.”

Photo: Dr. Mona and baby Awab

Photo: Dr. Mona and baby Awab

Evelin Treasa Amal was born at 1:57 am at Medcare Women & Children Hospital. Proud parents, Amal Palakkudiyil and Elizabeth George, joyfully welcomed their baby into the world through a natural birth.

“Our beautiful newborn Evelin Treasa has arrived and appears to be a world of beauty,” said her father, Ama Palakkudiyil. “We are honored to welcome her as the UAE celebrates her National Day. “We send our warmest congratulations and good wishes to the nation’s leaders.”

His parents are proud that their son’s birthday coincides with UAE National Day. The birth of the baby at such a symbolic moment has made the day even more memorable for the family.

Abu Dhabi-based Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, an M42 company, welcomed three newborns, including two Emirati babies.

Alfan Saeed Al Mnhali, an Emirati girl, came into the world at 0.06 hours and weighed 3.13 kg.

His father was very happy with Alfan’s arrival on such a special day.

“Both Alfan and his mother are in good health and we are very blessed. “We express our gratitude to the caregivers for their exceptional care during this occasion.”

Talia Al Rasheed Mamoon Taha, a Sudanese girl, was born at 0.09 a.m. and weighed 2.98 kg.

Her father said Talia’s birth on Union Day was a moment of joy for the family.

“We thank the nursing staff and the entire team for their excellent care and service. “Talia has brought immense joy to our celebrations.”

The hospital also welcomed a third baby. Mohammad Saeed Al Junaibi, an Emirati baby, was born at 7:38 a.m. and weighed 3.52 kg. The medical staff expects to receive seven more babies this time.

Omar Al Naqbi, acting executive director of Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children, noted that the hospital has delivered 35,111 babies since its first delivery in 2015.

“This milestone reflects the dedication of our caregivers, who consistently provide top-notch care to ensure the well-being of newborns and their families. Our warmest wishes to the newborns and their families for a future full of health and happiness.”


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