Babies born on January 23, the first day of the Year of Dragon at the No.1 People's Hospital in Xiangyang, Hubei Photo: CFP
The dragon has been considered the symbol of the emperor of imperial China since ancient times, and it represents strength, wisdom and good fortune in Chinese folklore.
The Year of Dragon is widely recognized in the present day as one of the luckiest years among the 12 Chinese Zodiacs.
Many parents-to-be, superstitious or not, see the Year of Dragon as a timely year to have babies, hoping the Zodiac sign will protect and deliver great fortune to their children.
This year, there'll surely be a baby boom.
What do you think of dragon babies?