Hakab na 2013

I can say that I am a Filipino, by birth, by heart, by mind! But, when I heard about the “Hakab Na” event by breastfeeding pinay last august 3, I asked myself, what is “hakab”? Shame on me eh? I can say that I am a breastfeeding advocate but I don’t know the meaning ofContinue reading “Hakab na 2013”

My Coldy Cold Ice Pack from Saizen

It’s been 5 months since I started pumping at work. At the end of the day, I have to transport my breastmilk from our office back to our home. One thing you need to remember is to keep your breastmilk cool/cold to avoid spoilage. So you need a good quality insulated/thermal bag aaaaaaaannnnnndddddd GOOD ICEContinue reading “My Coldy Cold Ice Pack from Saizen”

What are Lacta Hoops?

Lacta Hoops are breastfeeding/nursing bracelet that help mothers remember which side of the breast they last nursed. The bracelet is reversible so just flip it and you’ll know what side of the breast to offer on your next feeding. Some mother uses scrunchies, pony tails, clips, pins etc. but some of these items offer riskContinue reading “What are Lacta Hoops?”

Recommended Breastmilk Storage Period

Reference: Dietary Prescription Food Guide Pyramid Second Edition: for Filipino Infants, Children and Adolescents by Philippine Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition When my son started eating solids, our pediatrician gave us a pamphlet about the diet of Filipino infants, children and adolescents. The title is “Dietary Prescription Food Guide Pyramid Second Edition: for Filipino Infants,Continue reading “Recommended Breastmilk Storage Period”

Breastfeeding Uncovered Symposium August 31 2013

I am not familiar with Dr. Jack Newman but I want to attend his breastfeeding symposium on August 31, 2013. Details of the symposium is not yet finalized but whoever is interested in joining, can pre-register in this site. Breastfeeding Uncovered: Dr. Jack Newman in Manila http://breastfeedinguncovered-ehometext.eventbrite.com/?rank=4 Pre-registration fee is Php1,100. Pre-registration will end onContinue reading “Breastfeeding Uncovered Symposium August 31 2013”

Trinoma Breast Feeding Station

Trinoma Breastfeeding Station is located at their Family Lounge (sorry I forgot the exact location!). The room have several cubicles (this is bigger compared to glorietta’s breastfeeding station cubicles). I thought the place was great! I really love their couch to the point that I want to bring it home hahaha! PROS and CONS PROSContinue reading “Trinoma Breast Feeding Station”

Diet of Lactating Mothers

My Mommy, Mama and my OB-Gyne told me that eating foods with “sabaw” and malunggay can increase my milk supply! I can say that it can really help (based on experience). I read some blogs that production of breast milk will also depend on your diet. Last month, when we visited our pediatrician, he gaveContinue reading “Diet of Lactating Mothers”

Available Breast Milk Storage here in the Philippines

Searching for breast milk storage here in the Philippines? I’ve listed some available breast milk storage here in the Philippines that you can buy either online or from retail stores. Medela (80 mL Breastmilk Freezing & Storage Retail Pack) Lid Type: Screw On Size: 2.7 oz Available at Rustans and Sulit Avent (Avent Storage System) LidContinue reading “Available Breast Milk Storage here in the Philippines”