Unang Yakap


This is pretty much the equivalent of the Breast Crawl in the Philippine setting. Unang Yakap, which means First Hug/Embrace, is Department of Health‘s, with the support of the World Health Organization, video campaign on Essential Newborn Care. This is now a protocol during birth. I’m just glad that we have our own version of

You & Me & The Lazy Mama


Since the start of the month, I noticed a lot of breastfeeding events in the metro. I wanted to go but I just started working full time and just looking after Jack Jack is already a handful. I know it’s no excuse so I promised myself I’d go to one of them. Even to just

Breast Crawl


Every newborn, when placed on the mother’s abdomen, soon after birth, has the ability to find its mother’s breast all on its own and to decide when to take the first breastfeed. Had I known this before I had Jack Jack, I would have it done after birth. It still amazes me even if I