Women's Wellness Center, March 8 - over 30 pregnant women joined in St. Frances Cabrini Medical Center and Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society's (POGS) observance of the 16th National Araw ng Buntis with the theme "Malinis at Luntiang Kapaligiran ang Handog ng Ina sa Sinapupunan."
The program began with Dr. Maria Emilia Bengo's jubilant demonstration of a few exercises for our pregnant mothers. It was followed by Dr. Teodelle Nadal's lecture titled "Environmental Hazards During Pregnancy," where she discussed certain things that could be harmful to a mother and her unborn child. Clinical Dietitian Jessica Hernandez RND concluded the event with her talk about healthy food choices the participants should take note during their pregnancy.
There were also sponsors present in the said event who gave out free anemia tests, supplements, and other vitamins to our pregnant mothers.