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The Pennsylvania doctor who sang to all 8,000 babies he delivered was honored with a day named after him.

On May 16, the city of Pittsburgh proclaimed the day to be 'Jaja Day' after Dr Carey Andrew-Jaja of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Magee-Womens Hospital.

Dr Andrew-Jaja, a former OB-GYN, became known as the Singing Doctor for crooning to each and every child that he helped to deliver.

'There's a joy when people perform this way to honor the baby, the parents,' he told ABC's Good Morning America. 'And I'm happy that the city recognized that.' 

Dr Carey Andrew-Jaja, a retired OB-GYN, became known as the Singing Doctor for singing a song to every baby he helped deliver. Pictured: Dr Andrew-Jaja singing to a baby

Dr Carey Andrew-Jaja, a retired OB-GYN, became known as the Singing Doctor for singing a song to every baby he helped deliver. Pictured: Dr Andrew-Jaja singing to a baby

It estimated that Dr Andrew-Jaja (pictured) has serenaded more than 8,000 newborns at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Magee-Womens Hospital

It estimated that Dr Andrew-Jaja (pictured) has serenaded more than 8,000 newborns at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Magee-Womens Hospital

Dr Andrew-Jaja retired two years ago, but visited a patient last month to sing to her newborn daughter. Pictured: Dr Andrew-Jaja (right) with Lindsay Grimes (second from right), her husband Matt and their newborn daughter, Luella

Dr Andrew-Jaja retired two years ago, but visited a patient last month to sing to her newborn daughter. Pictured: Dr Andrew-Jaja (right) with Lindsay Grimes (second from right), her husband Matt and their newborn daughter, Luella

Several videos have been shared online of Dr Jaja serenading newborn babies as he cradles them in his arms or as their mothers hold them.

He particularly enjoys singing Happy Birthday and Louis Armstrong's 1967 jazz classic What A Wonderful World.  

'Childbirth is very stressful for the patient and their family,' Dr Andrew-Jaja told Good Morning America. 

'Therefore, we, as caregivers, must strive to provide

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