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Breakfast Ham and Cheese Toasts

October 23, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Toasted bread for breakfast has always been a default for everyone. Make it a tad more exciting with a healthy ham and cheese variation.

Yield: 4 servings

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Healthy Starters

October 22, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and not just because it is what you start your day with. Breafast comes from two separate words meaning to “break” your “fast from the previous day’s meal. It only makes sense to put some thought into what will get you through the following 24 hours. Dig into these healthy starters that are healthy and delicious to boot. » Continue Reading

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Dancing Your Way to Childbirth

October 21, 2021 Category :Healthy News 0

Imagine this: Scantily clad women with their bellies exposed, jangling sequins and shaking their hips to the sound of Middle Eastern music. Who would have thought that such a scenario would apply to pregnant women? Yes, you heard it right. Belly dancing – the ancient dance form that predates Biblical times – is now being practiced by soon-to-be moms to stay fit and make labor easier. » Continue Reading

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Making Breastfeeding Work for Diabetic Moms

October 20, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

“Breast milk is still best for your baby.” We’ve heard and seen it in various campaign ads, yet it can’t be overstated enough – especially if you happen to be a mother with a precious baby to take care of. Breastfeeding is now generally established as most beneficial for the health of both the child and the lactating mother. Its advantages over bottle feeding are incomparable. » Continue Reading

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Lactating Stations in Malls

October 19, 2021 Category :People and Places 0

SM malls prove that they truly “got it all” as they keep their customers’ needs a top priority. Lactating mothers need worry no more as they can combine malling while still providing the much needed nourishment of their babies through breast feeding stations at various SM malls nationwide. » Continue Reading

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The Perfect Model of a Family Woman

October 18, 2021 Category :People and Places 0

Maria Cecilia “Maricel” Laxa Pangilinan is a common household name today, having appeared in several commercials endorsing products mothers commonly use at home and foods that children enjoy eating. But before these, Maricel was known as the actress that has appeared in several movies and teleseryes. Her versatility as an actress has gained her roles in both drama and comedy movies. She made her name in the industry when she starred in the movie lisa Pa Lamang, and it was there that she garnered a FAMAS award for Best Supporting Actress for her stellar performance. Her unparalleled experience in showbiz qualified her as a juror in ABS-CBN’s Star Circle Quest, and has recently appeared in the just concluded soap, Ysabella, where she played the young Victoria Amarillo. » Continue Reading

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Diabetes: One of Pregnancy’s Major Roadblocks

October 17, 2021 Category :Diabetes Research 0

They say that of all the rights a woman has, the best is to give birth and become a mother. Despite its numerous discomforts – having morning sickness, mood swings, swollen feet, and the feeling of carrying two sacks of rice day in and day out – I know a lot of women who’d go through it, all over again, to experience the feeling of being whole after giving birth. » Continue Reading

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How to Cook Healthy, Hearty Soups

October 16, 2021 Category :Healthy Recipes 0

Combining leafy and fruit vegetables, beans, root crops in one dish provide excellent nutrition that mothers need to recover from the rigors of pregnancy, birthing and sustain breastfeeding. Indigenous foods are also known to help mothers produce more breastmilk. » Continue Reading

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Nurturing Pregnant and Breastfeeding Mothers

October 15, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts| Diabetes Research Off

Breastmilk is the only perfect food for infants and the only perfect milk for children. The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF recommend that infants should be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life to achieve optimal growth, development and health, and should receive nutritionally adequate and safe complementary foods. Breastfeeding should also continue beyond two years. » Continue Reading

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Sugar Mommies + Sugar Babies

October 14, 2021 Category :Diabetes Facts 0

Mothers who develop high blood sugar levels first detected during pregnancy are diagnosed as having Gestational Diabetes Mellitus or GDM. Unfortunately, we Filipinos are among the people at high risk for developing this disease. With timely detection, proper nutrition, close monitoring, and the use of insulin when necessary, the outcome of pregnancies complicated with GDM is just about the same as normal pregnancies. But after one gives birth, what happens next? Are there still existing health issues a mother should worry about – both for her and her new beloved bundle? Should she be afraid to breastfeed? Would future babies be at risk? Pray tell, would there ever be normalcy in life after GDM? » Continue Reading

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