News

Son's arrival the best birthday gift for dad

Rayan, newborn son of Hira Imran and Imran Muhammad, was born on the same date as his father.
Rayan, newborn son of Hira Imran and Imran Muhammad, was born on the same date as his father. Ebony Battersby

LIKE father, like son. For newborn baby Rayan, there was no better day to enter the world than his father's birthday.

"It was the best birthday gift I have ever received," laughed Imran Muhammad.

"This year I had to celebrate my birthday a day late so he could have the spotlight."

Born on July 28 at 12.30pm, little Rayan entered the world as the first born child of Mr Muhammad and his wife Hira Imran - exactly 32 years after the birth of his father.

When Mr and Mrs Muhammad heard the due date for their bub, they did a double take.

"We never actually believed he would arrive on the same date," Mr Muhammad said.

"But when the contractions started, we knew that we had better get to the hospital."

After a relatively quick labour without complications the young family welcomed the beautiful baby boy weighing 3030g at Gladstone Base Hospital.

A full head of hair was another welcome surprise for Mrs Muhammad, who had hoped for hair throughout her pregnancy.

For new mother Hira, the arrival could not have come on a better day.

Only having to remember one date to buy birthday presents for the two most important men in her life was just a bonus.

Topics:  babies birth birthday gladstone base hospital milestones



How to survive a bushfire in your car

IT SOUNDS like a nightmare, but it can happen.

Eight reasons to join the RFS

SPREAD across 93% of Queensland, the Rural Fire Service has about 36,000 volunteers. And you could be one of them.

What if my insurer gives me grief?

CLAIMING your insurance cover after a natural disaster can go one of two ways. It can be a breeze, or like pulling teeth.

Fisherman caught off Gladstone pay for their actions

CAUGHT: Illegal Vietnamese fishing boat caught off Gladstone with 3 tonnes of sea cucumbers.

ILLEGAL fishermen caught kept under guard. More could be coming

Developer's grand new multi-million dollar estate

NEW ESTATE: This is the only plan revealed by the property developer's new Billabongs Estate in Agnes Water.

DEVELOPER given the go ahead for a massive estate with 149 homes.

'Tough times': Truckload of treats for Gladstone kids

BIKEFUL: Matt and Clyde Luck head off on the Ulysses Christmas toy run.

Numbers down but smiles all around for Ulysses toy run

Local Partners

Hacksaw Ridge wins big in first round of AACTA Awards

Luke Bracey and Andrew Garfield in a scene from the movie Hacksaw Ridge.

THE major awards will be handed out on Wednesday night.

Paris Hilton fumes at clumsy partygoers

A reveller spilt their drink on Paris Hilton's DJ decks

Winnie Harlow isn't a role model

Winnie Harlow insists she isn't a role model.

Felicity Jones proud of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story role

Felicity Jones feels it is "important" for a woman to head Rogue One

Kiwi's plea to Ellen DeGeneres to save bakery after quake

Ellen... we need your magic.

Family had to be helicoptered out after powerful quake

Seacrest: Things are "going better" for Kim and Kanye

Ryan Seacrest says things are "going better now" for Kanye West

Couple's desperate $550K price drop to sell Gladstone home

Brian Headley and Kirstene Staib are selling their Kin Kora mansion for $750,000.

TELL tale sign of Gladstone's property market.

Seven Gladstone homes selling right now leave experts shocked

PROPERTY GURUS pick seven properties that show market has hit bottom

Banks reclaim Gladstone homes as job losses bite

LONG FALL: Property experts Heron Todd say, based on key market indicators, Gladstone is still travelling to the bottom of the market, with property prices set to get cheaper.

Property valuers say Gladstone housing market hasn't hit the bottom

The million dollar property to test Mackay's market

This Victoria St building will go to auction Tuesday and investors will be watching closely to see how much it sells for.

'High profile architect designed CBD asset' goes to auction

Prices jump in trio of mining towns

THE boost in coal prices in the past six months has triggered a house price jump in at least three mining towns in Central Queensland.

Boost in coal prices triggers a market turnaround

Ready to SELL your property?

Post Your Ad Here!