What better way to enter the world than with a song? Over the last several decades, Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, MD, FACOG of Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, has welcomed each of the babies heâ€™s delivered with a beautiful song. Dr. Andrew-Jaja has delivered thousands of babies.
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Dr. Andrew-Jaja inherited the tradition from his mentor, an older obstetrician and gynecologist on staff, and sings â€śHappy Birthdayâ€ť and â€śItâ€™s a Wonderful Worldâ€ť to each baby.
â€śWhen Iâ€™m singing to those babies, Iâ€™m singing to a future important person,â€ť says Andrew-Jaja. â€śItâ€™s a beautiful world we live in. You forget about all the crisis going on everywhere for a moment when you see that miracle of life in front of you.â€ť
Dr. Andrew-Jaja delights in developing a unique bond with each and every baby he delivers. His mantra is â€śConfront every encounter with a smile on your face and a song in your heart,â€ť something he practices every day. In this video interview below, watch as Dr. Andrew-Jaja sings to two beautiful newborns, one of which is the son of a former baby whom Dr. Andrew-Jaja delivered decades ago.
For more information on Dr. Andrew-Jaja and Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, visit our website or call us at 412-641-1000.
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For more than a century, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital has provided high-quality medical care to women at all stages of life. UPMC Magee is long renowned for its services to women and babies, but also offers a wide range of care to men as well. Nearly 10,000 babies are born each year at Magee, and the hospitalâ€™s NICU is one of the largest in the country. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recognizes Magee as a National Center of Excellence in Womenâ€™s Health, and the Magee-Womens Research Institute is the largest research institute in the U.S. devoted exclusively to womenâ€™s health and reproductive biology.