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First Time Parents: What To Know Before Giving Birth

Are you expecting your very first baby this year? If you are, “First Time Parents: What To Know Before Giving Birth” by Manila Workshops is definitely a must-attend workshop for you!


This workshop is the first in the list of Manila Workshops’ “First Time Parents Series”, which aims to help first time parents or even the “experienced-yet-need-refreshers” parents to help them to go through topics on pre-birth, delivery and new born care and toddler care.

The “WHAT TO KNOW BEFORE GIVING BIRTH” workshop will be on January 25, 2014 at the The Medela House in Quezon City (#29 First Street, New Manila, Quezon City).

It will be a half-day workshop from 1:00 PM to 5:00PM that will discuss these topics:

What to Expect During your OB check-ups and visits:

  • Pain Management
  • Pregnancy Nutrition
  • Cord Blood Banking

The speakers for this workshop are Dra. Diana Sarmiento, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology ( practicing at the Asian Hospital and Ms. Cecile Leah T. Bayaga.

  • Dr. Diana Liu Sarmiento is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. She completed her internship and residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the UP-PGH and proceeded with her fellowship in Trophoblastic Diseases also at the same institution, the UP-PGH. She is a consultant at the Asian Hospital Medical Center. Our speaker is a writer for the Women’s Health and Wellness section of Yahoo! South East Asia. You may visit her website for helpful information pertaining to Women’s health and pregnancy with an online question-and-answer section called Magtanong Kay Doc. Her website is
  • Ms. Cecile Bayaga is a registered nutritionist-dietitian and a full-time faculty at the College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines-Diliman. She has been teaching Principles of Nutrition, Nutrition for the Lifecycle, and Medical Nutrition Therapy for the past 12 years. She has published scientific articles on glycemic index, essential fatty acids for brain development, and clinical nutrition. In 2005, the Nutritionists-Dietitians’ Association of the Philippines awarded her as The Most Promising Nutritionist-Dietitian. She is happily married for the 9 years and a mother to their son, Gabby.

In partnership with Manila Workshops, I will be giving away 5 free seats to the First Time Parents: What To Know Before Giving! All you need to do is the leave the following information at the comment box after this post:

  • Your Name:
  • Email Address:
  • Why do you deserve to win free seats at this workshop? Please indicate if you’re joining on behalf of your pregnant friend / sister /  etc.

You can also join on behalf of any pregnant person you know! This giveaway will only be until Thursday, 23rd January, 2014. Winners will be notified via email.

Join now and thank you Manila Workshops for hosting this workshop and giveaway! ♥

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Glaiza is a Filipino Home & Lifestyle Blogger, Proud Mom & Military Wife. She believes that a happy and informed family life is both a choice and responsibility. Motherhood is a blessing, and best traveled by sharing and inspiring others. ♥

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