I was blessed with the birth of my sixth child this past Thursday the 12th of July. She is a girl, my fifth; she gets the family title KakCik, sixth-born daughter. She was born safe and sound after less than an hour of labour. She and her mother are home and well. SR is enjoying the first week of her two-month paid maternity leave, courtesy of the Malaysian government. There has been discussion in Parliament of extending maternity benefits to three months but that bill has not yet passed. If it passes, we’ll have to have another baby to take advantage, I suppose.

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  1. Salam Zayn
    Congratulation you two and salam to R. May Allah give her quick recovery.

    Yong Ida

  2. Congratulations! Better start saving for the weddings. (Father of the bride always have to pay)

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