At Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Dr. Carey D. Andrew-Jaja celebrates the life of every new baby he delivers by breaking into song. The popular doctor sings freely, welcoming each child with a round of “Happy Birthday.” His celebration brings a smile to the faces of everyone in the room.
“I like to sing, but this particular part, singing to babies, started when I was a resident,” he explained in a video by UPMC.
“To me it’s a wonderful thing in my hand – the miracle of life – and the rest of it is that it’s a beautiful world we live in,” he explained. “And forget about all the crisis going on everywhere for a moment when you see that miracle of life in front of you.”Indeed, preborn babies are a miracle, long before birth. From the moment of fertilization, each child has his or her own unique DNA. By as early as 16 days after fertilization, a baby’s heart is already beating.
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