Chinese man presents his wife with a steel plaque for the birth of their daughter, but gives the wrong date of birth

Chinese man presents his wife with a steel plaque for the birth of their daughter, but gives the wrong date of birth

A husband in China has gone viral for commemorating the birth of his daughter with a large stainless steel plaque, continuing a romantic tradition between the couple.

The plaque was presented to his wife by the husband surnamed Li after she gave birth to their daughter. It reads: “Congratulations on the birth of a little girl! Giving birth to a child is great, Zhang Yingxiao! August 2022.”

Because the plaque was created ahead of time, the daughter’s birth is incorrectly listed as August 2022, even though she was born on July 31.

“My wife’s expected delivery date was August 6, but she went into labor on July 30 and gave birth to our child the next day,” Li told Wutong Video.

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The couple, who live in Yantai, east China’s Shandong Province, began their tradition of celebrating special occasions with stainless steel plaques in 2021. Li had sent his wife a plaque last year that read, “Our love is as strong as stainless steel ! Zhang Yingxiao, I love you. 2021520.”

Stainless steel plaques have since become an inside joke between the couple.

“The plaques are a symbol of our deep love,” Li said. “This plaque can be kept forever, and it is very meaningful.”

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Li added that he couldn’t afford a fancier plaque due to his limited budget.

Weibo users were amused by Li’s gift and poked fun at the couple.

“The sense of ceremony is very important!” one user commented.

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“When she saw the woman’s expression, she almost rolled her eyes,” wrote another user.

The video has garnered 4.5 million views and 60,000 likes since it was uploaded on July 31.

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