source link After his leave in India, my Dad sailed back to a post occupation Singapore, that was limping back slowly to normalcy. My Mum could not accompany my Dad as they found out that my Mum was expecting a baby. They were as delighted as they were fearful. Considering my Mum’s age and the disorganised health services that were in place in Singapore, they decided that the best option would be, for my Mum to stay back in India. Again, you might add. They agreed that my Mum would leave for Singapore after the birth of their child.
I was born on the 16th of November 1946 in CMC , Vellore. My Mum went back to CMC , Vellore because she anticipated obstetric complications that might need skilled Obstetric and Neonatal care. Mercifully none reared their ugly heads and it was a smooth delivery and we returned to Cuddalore and my Mum was besieged by visitors who were delighted that the lady Doctor who had thought she was a war widow was now a mother.
mujeres solteras de mexico d f I was baptised in Cuddalore, and a few months later, the three of us, my Mum, my Aunt Esther (Kunjamma Kochomma, Kunjacha, Sibling No 17) and I, sailed to Singapore.