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A newborn Indonesian baby girl named Malika Ifrania Altha Meara (C) is placed next to her mother Melinda Irmayanti (R) as her father Muhammad Iqbal (L) looks on at the Bunda Hospital in Jakarta, where 12 lucky babies were born by C-section on December 12, 2012. Several hospitals in Indonesia's main cities performed more Caesarians than usual with new mothers hoping a 12-12-12 birth date will bring luck to their newborns. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
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A newborn Indonesian baby girl named Malika Ifrania Altha Meara (C) is placed next to her mother Melinda Irmayanti (R) as her father Muhammad Iqbal (L) looks on at the Bunda Hospital in Jakarta, where 12 lucky babies were born by C-section on December 12, 2012. Several hospitals in Indonesia's main cities performed more Caesarians than usual with new mothers hoping a 12-12-12 birth date will bring luck to their newborns. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)
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December 12, 2012
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A newborn Indonesian baby girl named Malika Ifrania Altha Meara is... News Photo 158250630Baby,Bunda Hospital,Caesarean Section,Child,Father,Girls,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Indonesia,Jakarta,Looking,Luck,Malika Ifrania Altha Meara,Melinda Irmayanti,Mother,Muhammad Iqbal,Newborn,Social IssuesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPA newborn Indonesian baby girl named Malika Ifrania Altha Meara (C) is placed next to her mother Melinda Irmayanti (R) as her father Muhammad Iqbal (L) looks on at the Bunda Hospital in Jakarta, where 12 lucky babies were born by C-section on December 12, 2012. Several hospitals in Indonesia's main cities performed more Caesarians than usual with new mothers hoping a 12-12-12 birth date will bring luck to their newborns. AFP PHOTO / BAY ISMOYO (Photo credit should read BAY ISMOYO/AFP/Getty Images)