Archive for Category: "Parenting"

New!!! Official Maternity Package at Asian Hospital

New Maternity Package! By 2017, patients may avail of Standard Maternity Bundles at Asian Hospital. This bundle includes only UNCOMPLICATED vaginal or cesarean deliveries. Additional use of services, medications, laboratory tests and professional fees will be added to the total bill.   Total bundle (hospital bill and physician fees): Vaginal delivery (under epidural anesthesia) P106,500.00 Cesarean […]

read more

Plastic and Pregnancy

Sodium Hypochlorite, methylene chloride, naphthalene….purely toxic substances and environmental hazards known to cause kidney, liver and reproductive damage. Who would even think of touching these dangerous chemicals? You and I do. These are products found in our very own closets, sinks and garages. More than 83,000 chemicals are used in our homes and offices everyday. […]

read more

Tired from all the mommy duties?

Mr. Webster probably had mothers in mind when he coined the phrase “multi-tasking”. Women are experts at being able to fix dinner, pick up the kids, attend a PTA meeting, do her grocery shopping PLUS squeezing in a visit to the parlor all in one day! Men would rather do things one-at-a-time. Not for females. We […]

read more

Pregnant Moms and Moms-to-be: What to Know Before Giving Birth

read more

Free Workshop on Photography and Pregnancy

Event Details What:                        Xpert Workshop: A Beautiful Journey for Expecting Parents Mommy- and/or daddy-to-be discover how they can work together and get ready for a healthy pregnancy and document magical moments in their journey to parenthood. When:                       March 16, Saturday, 9AM – 4PM Where:                     SGV Hall, AIM Conference Center Manila Speakers: […]

read more

What is the Best Prenatal Vitamin?

When a woman gets pregnant, there is a corresponding increase in nutritional requirements from total calories to protein and fat intake to vitamins. From a baseline of 2,000 calories a day, she needs additional 300 calories to sustain the growing baby inside. The total intake should be divided into protein 20%, fat 30% and carbohydrate 50%. […]

read more

Pregnant Women Who Smoke Urged To Give Up Before 15-Week ‘Deadline’

The British Medical Journal in 2009 published a study regarding pregnancy and smoking. The research reveals that: Mothers who were previous smokers but quit before the 4th month of pregnancy decrease the risk of preterm labor and low birth weight babies to almost the same levels as if they never smoked at all. Women who […]

read more

Infertility May Be Caused by Plastic

All over the world, the incidence of infertility is rising. Infertility is defined as not achieving a pregnancy after 1 year of regular sexual intercourse. “Regular” is further defined as having contact with your husband at least 3x a week. If you’ve been married for 1 year but your husband has been working abroad for […]

read more

Pneumonia and Dolphy

The other night as I was watching the evening news, I heard a teary-eyed famous actor explain how his even more famous celebrity father was battling his 11th bout of pneumonia.   As a doctor, the first question I throw at the screen is…Was he vaccinated against pneumonia? Pneumonia is the leading infectious disease killer […]

read more

J.N. a 48 year old with myoma wants to be a mommy again

Good day po doc,am a mother of three ,and already  48yrs.old ,my youngest daughter is 15 yrs.old! my live in partner wants to have a baby ,regular pa naman ang menstruation ko,my problem is ,five yrs pa may myoma ako,and anemic din po ako,i regularly takes medicine ,yun po supplements lang w/iron and my doctor […]

read more