Phuket parents make the most of lucky number nine

PHUKET: Many Phuket couples tied the knot yesterday in wedding ceremonies specially arranged to take place on the auspicious date 09/09/09. Many expectant mothers also considered it fortunate to give birth on the day considered especially lucky by Thais.

Seventeen Thai women and one Burmese gave birth at Vachira Phuket Hospital yesterday, ten of them naturally, the rest by Cesarean section.

Several of the new mothers who went under the knife for delivery had requested early births to coincide with the ninth day of the ninth month.

Of the 18 births, 11 of the babies were girls.

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— Atcha Khamlo

Phuket News

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