During Mom’s PregnancyRegular visits/consultations to the health center or clinicHave tetanus toxoid immunizationTake nutritious food and iron supplementHave dental check-upHas birth plan
At ChildbirthChildbirth and immediate postpartum care by skilled health worker • Doctor, nurse, midwifeChildbirth in a hospital or a health facility, like a lying-in clinic
Care of the Newborn Breastfeeding of the newborn infant within the 1st hour of life Skin-to-skin contact of mother and newborn BCG and Hep B immunization of newborn Clean cord care Eye prophylaxis Newborn screening, 24 hrs after birth
Infant and Growing Child Infant receives ONLY breastmilk during the first 6 mos. of life At 6 mos, the baby continues breastfeeding in addition to appropriate complementary foods he/she takes At 9 mos. or before the 1st birthday, the baby completes his/her immunization schedule
Receives daily proper nutrition from all the food groups Vegetables, fruits, grains, fish, meat, poultry Receives vitamin A every 6 mos. Receives deworming drugs every 6 mos. Receives deworming every 6 mos.
Receives consultation and proper treatment from a health worker at the first sign of an illness Frequent handwashing, especially before eating and after using the toilet Toothbrushing at least twice a day Visit to the dentist every 6 mos. Daily bath
General Child SafetyLives in a safe home and community free or protected from injuries like fall, electrocution, drowning and burnAlways being supervised by a responsible adult
Given safe toys appropriate for his/her age and physical and mental developmentAble to play with other children aside from his/her siblings Brother or sister
For Mom and DadAt least 3 years interval before the next pregnancyPractice responsible parenting
National Center for DiseasePrevention and Control, DOH
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