02 Jan '12, 12am

Born one minute after midnight, baby boy is Singapore's first 2012 child

Ms Ashlyn Soh, 28, with her newborn baby boy Kyron Goh, her second child. He was born a minute after midnight yesterday at KK Women's and Children's Hospital. He was the only New Year baby born naturally this year in Singapore. -- PHOTO: DESMOND LUI FOR THE STRAITS TIMES By Jalelah Abu Baker Even as fireworks lit up the night sky around Marina Bay to herald the start of 2012, Kyron Goh's wails were piercing the labour ward at KK Women's and Children's Hospital (KKH). Coming out a minute after midnight in a natural delivery, he became the country's first 2012 baby. Out east, at Parkway East Hospital, a baby girl was born in an emergency caesarean section at midnight. Her parents declined to be interviewed. Kyron is the second baby for Ms Ashlyn Soh, a 28-year-old who works in a bank. She had gone through 25 hours of labour, she said, because Kyron was facing upwards, which ...

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