Nasino’s counsel, Katherine Panguban of the National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers said that baby River Emmanuelle did not simply die of pneumonia but of the prevailing injustice in the country.
Baby separated from mother after court rejects appeal
“Amid the pandemic and the modified enhanced community quarantine, authorities are pushing for the heartless and inhuman act of separating a baby from her only source of nutrition and protection at this early stage of her life.”
First Person | Baby blues
Will the courts show compassion and grant Ina provisional liberty so she could care for and nurse her baby girl somewhere safe? Will they recognize Ina’s right to breastfeed her child who equally has the right to her breastmilk? Ina’s breastmilk is her baby girl’s natural immunization and best source of nourishment, especially at this time when her organs have not fully matured and there is a raging pandemic.
Expanded maternity leave bill, a win-win for mothers, babies, national economy
These will result in improved cognitive development leading to higher learning and educational attainment, thereby increasing productivity and wages, which will translate to a higher gross domestic product.
Why breastmilk is still the best
Science holds breastmilk as the best nourishment for children.
Optimal breastfeeding not only results in savings but in healthier, more intelligent babies too
UNICEF reports that in 2015, at least 2.8 million Filipino children under two years old were undernourished due to sub-optimal breastfeeding practices.
Children’s health at risk with low breastfeeding practice
“Instead of prohibiting the consumption of infant formula milk, the Aquino administration has partnered with a company that targets Filipino children.”
SIDEBAR: Working mom? | Practical tips to sustain breastfeeding
Working mom? | Practical tips to sustain breastfeeding
“Having support is a big thing.”
Breastfeeding advocacy groups oppose amendments to Milk Code
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
After losing a Supreme Court battle to block the implementation of the Milk Code in 2007, multinational formula milk companies are now lobbying Congress to reverse the gains in promoting breastfeeding and restrict formula milk advertising.
Sidebar: Dispelling false notions about breastfeeding
Milk-letting activity highlight campaign against amendments to Milk Code
Milk-letting activity highlights campaign against amendments to Milk Code
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com Main Article: Breastfeeding advocacy groups oppose amendments to Milk Code Sidebar: Dispelling false notions about breastfeeding MANILA – Breastmilk is not only healthy for mothers and babies, it is the most convenient and practical way to feed babies, especially during calamities. This is the testimony of Ritchel Diaz, mother…
Dispelling false notions about breastfeeding
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com Main Article: Breastfeeding advocacy groups oppose amendments to Milk Code Sidebar: Milk-letting activity highlights campaign against amendments to Milk Code MANILA – Many mothers still have false notions about breastfeeding. Not only do they think that it is embarrassing to breastfeed in front of other people, some even say…