'It's incredible': GP finally meets baby son after pandemic separation

Dr Sivateja Mukkamala had to wait more than seven months to meet his son after his pregnant wife became stuck in India when international borders closed last year

Queensland GP Dr Sivateja Mukkamala met his son not as a newborn but as a bouncing almost-eight-month-old after pandemic border closures divided his family.

Dr Sivateja Mukkamala, wife Digvija, and son Rudrashaivya.

Dr Mukkamala, who practises in Ayr on the north Queensland coast, held baby Rudrashaivya for the first time in a Gold Coast quarantine hotel.

His wife Digvija