Lipa City – A total of 338 pregnant women attended the recently concluded “Buntis Congress” last July 15, Friday at the Events Center of SM City Lipa.  Buntis Congress is a project spearheaded by the Department of Health in time for the celebration of Nutrition Month, and is made in coordination with the Lipa City and Batangas Provincial Health Offices.

With the theme “First 1000 days ni baby, pahalagahan para sa malusog na kinabukasan”, the attendees were given updated learnings regarding safe motherhood and breastfeeding.  Supporting the project were the Lipa Medical Society headed by its incoming president Dr. Bella Salud-Villena; SM City Lipa through its SM Cares program for women and breastfeeding; Lipa City Barangay Health Workers; Lipa City Barangay Nutrition Scholars and Lipa City Mayor Meynard A. Sabili.

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