Model breastfeeding mom culminates Aug 6 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 02 August 2011 16:14

Winners in the Search for Model Breastfeeding Mother will be awarded this Saturday, August 6 in line with the observance of World Breastfeeding Week, according to City Health Officer Rodelin Agbulos.

The search, which intends to drumbeat awareness on the importance of breastfeeding among nursing mothers started last month as a highlight of the Nutrition Month Celebration themed “Isulong ang BREASTFEEDING – Tama, Sapat at EKsklusibo.”

The winners are adjudged according to the performance of the health district which the 15 contestants represent.
Mrs. Rosemea S. Abdul from Canelar District was declared Model Breastfeeding Mother followed by Mrs. Mariam Bajinda of Calarian District as First Runner-Up. Second Runner-Up is Mrs. Marife Macoycruz of Ayala District, Third Runner-Up is Mrs. Nely Nanette Daquipil from Vitali District while Mrs. Leny Bactiang of Sta. Catalina District was declared as the Fourth Runner-Up.

According to Agbulos, all winners will receive a trophy, certificate of appreciation and gift certificates.
The awarding rite will be done after the Buntis Congress which will be held in the morning of the same date and venue.
Agbulos said before the awarding ceremony, the candidates will be vying for additional awards to be judged on the spot. Among the said awards are Best in Gown, Darling of the Crowd, Best in Ramp Modeling, Mrs. Friendship, Mrs. Photogenic, Hot FM Choice Award and Breastfeeding Star Award.

The winner for the Best in Casual Attire Award had already been selected during the Nutri Walk Program last July 17 at the Paseo del Mar however the CHO decided to announce the winner during the awarding ceremony. — Richard Aliangan/City Hall PIO