Calling all expecting parents! Manila Workshops and Best for Families is coming up with two great parenting workshops that you can attend.
I. What to Know Before Gving Birth
What To Know Before Giving Birth is a half-day workshop that aims to help parents prepare for your big day. First time parents and experienced ones who need a quick refresher can join this workshop!
You can look forward to learning about these helpful topics during the session:
– What to expect during visits to your OB-GYN
– Pain management
– Pregnancy nutrition
Get to know our speakers:
Dra. Patricia Malay Kho studied Medicine and underwent Residency Training in UP College of Medicine-Philippine General Hospital. She is an Obstetrician Gynecologist with Subspecialty Training in OB Gyne Infectious Diseases. She is also an International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant. She is affiliated with Makati Medical Center and St Luke’s Global. She has two children, and both were breastfed.
Ms. Cecile Bayaga is a registered nutritionist-dietitian and a full-time faculty at the College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines-Diliman. She has been teaching Principles of Nutrition, Nutrition for the Lifecycle, and Medical Nutrition Therapy for the past 12 years. She has published scientific articles on glycemic index, essential fatty acids for brain development, and clinical nutrition. In 2005, the Nutritionists-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines awarded her as The Most Promising Nutritionist-Dietitian. She is happily married for the 9 years and a mother to their son, Gabby.
Date: March 28th, 2015
Venue: Best for Families Headquarters, #29 1st Street, New Manila, Quezon City
Please register HERE: http://manilaworkshops.com/events/first-time-parents-what-to-know-before-giving-birth
II. Breastfeeding and Newborn Care
After a baby is born, parents are faced with challenges. They doubt if they are indeed capable of handling a newborn child. They ask themselves “How can we understand his/her needs? Are we capable of breastfeeding?” On April 11, 2015, Manila Workshops, in partnership with Best For Families, is holding a lecture and demonstration about breastfeeding and newborn care.
Ms. Joyce Martinez is a certified lactation counselor, and is the in-house lactation counselor of Best for Families Inc. She is a registered nurse who also served as a Lactation Manager at St. Lukes Medical Center, Global City. She earned her Nursing Degree from the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila, and followed up with a Master of Science in Nursing Degree at UERMMMC Graduate School. She also conducts presentations and academic talks on the ABC’s of Lactation Management for Nurses, as well as Breastfeeding Classes for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers. A breastfeeding advocate, she provides lactation coaching and counseling, not just for breastfeeding and pregnant mothers, but also for their families, while actively organizing and promoting national breastfeeding campaigns.
Dr. Jamie Isip-Cumpas received a medical degree from the University of Santo Tomas, finished residency in Pediatrics in The Medical City and also practices as a lactation consultant and is a member of the Breastfeeding Committee of the Philippine Pediatric Society. She is also a facilitator in Educhild Philippines which is a non-profit organization that helps parents in their role as primary educators of their children; mother of 3 children ages 6, 4 and 2.
Date: April 11, 2015, 1PM-5PM
Venue: Best for Families, #29 1st Street, New Manila, Quezon City
Regular Rate: Php350
Couple Rate: Php600
This event is also co-sponsored by Stemcord.
Please register HERE: http://manilaworkshops.com/events/first-time-parents-breastfeeding-and-newborn-care
We hope to see you in these parenting workshops! Please spread the word!