BAUKO, Mountain Province, April 19 (PIA) - - The provincial government awarded certificate of recognition and cash prize of P20, 000.00 to baby Yhalina P. Andrada as the winner in the search for the Golden Healthy Baby 2017.
The search was one of the activities of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) in line with the celebration of the 50th Foundation Day of the province which was celebrated last April 7. It was one way of promoting PHO’s key message “Healthy mother begets healthy baby” when it comes to mother and child care.
Criteria of the search were the following: the award would be given to the earliest baby born on April 7, 2017, single or twin delivery, normal spontaneous delivery, full term, birth weight of 2.5 kg and above, facility- based delivery, birth attended by skilled attendant, mother completed the four prenatal visits and with at least TT2 and not hypertensive, with mother and child book, and parents of the baby must be from the province.
Baby Yhalina was born at 12:25AM of April 7 at the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in Abatan here and attended by Dr. Jhanice S. Paredes. Her birth weight was 3.1 kg.
Yhalina is the third child of Claire and Jeobil Andrada from Paktil, Monamon Sur of this municipality. (JDP/JBS-PIA CAR, Mt. Province)