In a country where cute reigns king, it could easily argued that the queen of cute is Hello Kitty. Why not welcome your child into the world being greeted by a mouthless cat?
"The 30-bed Hau Sheng Hospital in Yuanlin in central Taiwan claims to be the only institution of its kind authorized by the popular cartoon cat's parent company Sanrio Co Ltd.
Newborns get everything Hello Kitty but a set of whiskers, including pink or blue receiving blankets, nurses dressed in pink uniforms with cat-themed aprons, cot linen and room decor."
Read the entire article at Reuters.
Photos and article: REUTERS/Christine Lu, Ben Tai, Ralph Jennings.
Video: ITN Entertainment.