Photos of newborn holding oxygen mask go viral

Photos of a newborn baby taken on Dec 30, 2016 have brought smiles to the faces of netizens.

One of the photos show the baby holding an oxygen mask with his tiny hand.

According to China Daily, the baby was delivered on Dec 30 by an obstetrician surnamed Liu.

She had put an oxygen mask on the baby boy to help him breathe easier and was surprised when he grasped the mask.

She took the photos and posted them online and wrote:

"When the baby is trying so hard, I will work harder in the new year."