Makati Medical Center, a top hospital in the Philippines, invites parents and parents-to-be to a free series of lay forums titled, “Pregnancy & Beyond.”

Now on its 10th year, the monthly lay forum features MakatiMed’s doctors from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the Department of Pediatrics to share what moms and dads need to understand about parenthood, as well the mom-to-be’s journey from prenatal to post-pregnancy.

The forums cover a range of topics scheduled throughout the year. On March 23, learn about Relaxation Techniques, Preparing for the Big Day, and 10 Ways to be the Perfect Birthing Partner at the 8th Floor Auditorium Tower 2, Makati Medical Center. Interested moms-to-be can contact 8888 9999 locals 3757 for inquiries and other details.

Other dates and topics for the first leg include:

April 20 – Setting Expectations: A Guide to EINC (Essential Intropartum and Newborn Care), Newborn Baby Care, and Breastfeeding FAQs

May 18 – Postpartum Blues, Immunization, and Motherhood for Millennial Moms

June 22 – Baby Sign Language/Baby Sleep Training/Baby Led Weaning, First Aid for Babies, and Spotting Red Flags: Developmental Delays

MakatiMed’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology has been offering this series of lay forums with the Department of Pediatrics since 2010 to promote pre- and postnatal care, safe infant care practices, breastfeeding, and pediatric development.

Aside from learning from the experts and a chance to socialize with other parents-to-be, attendees are treated to giveaways, product discounts, raffle prizes, and hefty lunch.

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