The city of Taguig, through its Nutrition Office, has launched a pioneering initiative in the Philippines by introducing a local version of Finland's baby bag.

FREE Baby Bag

This 3-in-1 foldable baby bag, which can be used as a diaper bag, portable crib, or diaper changing pad, is filled with essential items such as baby soap, alcohol, baby oil, wipes, and diapers.

How to Qualify for a Free Baby Bag

To receive a free baby bag, expectant mothers must meet the following requirements:

1. Complete Four Prenatal Checkups
  • One checkup during the first trimester.
  • One checkup during the second trimester.
  • Two checkups during the third trimester.

2. Get Vaccinated Against Tetanus
  • Ensure that you receive the necessary tetanus vaccinations during pregnancy.

3. Deliver the Baby in a Licensed Facility
  • The baby must be born in a licensed facility, such as a hospital, certified lying-in center, or Super Health Center.

4. Attend Postnatal Checkups
  • After childbirth, attend the required postnatal checkups to monitor the health of both mother and baby.

5. Vaccinate the Baby
  • Ensure the baby receives BCG and Hepatitis B vaccines.

6. Register the Baby's Birth
  • Register the birth of the baby to obtain a birth certificate.

For more details about the program and to receive guidance on how to qualify, please contact your Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) stationed in your barangay.

They can provide assistance and answer any questions you may have regarding the process.

The Taguig Nutrition Office is dedicated to supporting the health and well-being of mothers and their newborns through this innovative program, ensuring that every child has a healthy start in life.


IMPORTANT NOTE: ang Taguigeño blog ay hindi konektado sa anumang account ng Taguig City government. Ito ay nabuo upang maghatid ng napapanahong balita at impormasyon para sa lahat ng Taguigeño.

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