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Mother:  Jerica Rose Diaz-Velarde

Edad: 29 yo

Bilang ng Anak:  Isa

Baby:  Ma. Ysabelle Genica Velarde

Birthday:  September 8, 2016


Q:  Paano mo ginawa ang exclusive breastfeeding sa 6 na buwan sa kabila ng pagiging OFW?  742 more words

Maternal Health

Every mother should be aware about mMitra; no mother and child should suffer due to lack of information

Megha Rahilya, 23, mother of a three-month-old baby boy
From: Valmiki Basti, New Delhi
Monthly household income: ₹8,000
Enrolled in mMitra during: 7th month of pregnancy… 279 more words

Research Priorities for the Health and Nutrition of Mothers, New born and Children in India

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the INCLEN Trust International collaborated to undertake a nationwide exercise to develop research priorities focused on the health and nutrition of Mothers,  New born babies and Children in India. 107 more words


Spirit Children and Family Misfortune: The Case of Victor

The following is a second excerpt from my recent book, Spirit Children: Illness, Poverty, and Infanticide in Northern GhanaWithin rural Northern Ghana, the Nankani people describe how disabled or ill children and those whose births coincide with tragic events are spirit children sent from the bush to cause misfortune and destroy the family. 1,133 more words



Mother:  Janaine Tiffany Vergara

Edad: 25 years old

Bilang ng Anak:  Isa

Baby:  Stephany Zhaiyen Vergara Quiambao


Q: Paano kayo nakumbinsing mag-exclusively breastfeeding at bakit niyo pinili ito? 422 more words

Maternal Health


Over the past decades,  breastfeeding has proven to result in decreased infant mortality and increased well being of the child. WHO recommends breastfeeding exclusively for the first 6 months of child birth, followed by continued breastfeeding with appropriate complementary foods for up to two years or beyond. 387 more words