The Municipal Health Office (MHO) in cooperation with the Provincial Health Office (PHO) holds “Buntis Day” with the theme, “Reaching out to Filipino Women in these Trying Times”, Black Pepper Resto, Brgy. Salugan , Camalig, Albay.
 
Participated by the town’s pregnant women and lactating mothers, said activity focuses in raising awareness regarding pregnancy dos and don’ts including proper nutrition, balanced diet, exclusive breastfeeding, facility-based delivery, first 1,000 days of life, and Coronavirus (COVID-19) mitigation practices.
 
Multivitamins and other essentials were also given to the participants as augmentation to the supply of basic health needs over the course of their pregnancy.
 
Aiming to instill the importance of practicing necessary health protocols and eating nutritious food, the end view of the activity is to promote extensive growth and development while safeguarding said individuals from the risk of COVID-19.
 
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO