Mt. Province PLGU awards Golden Healthy Baby 2017

BAUKO, Mountain Province (PIA) - -  The provincial government awarded certificate of recognition and cash prize of P20, 000.00 to baby Yhalina P. Andrada as the winner in the search for the Golden Healthy Baby 2017.

 

The search was one of the activities of the Provincial Health Office (PHO) in line with the celebration of the 50th Foundation Day of the province which was celebrated last April 7. It was one way of promoting PHO’s key message “Healthy mother begets healthy baby” when it comes to mother and child care.

Criteria of the search  were  the following:  the award would be given to the earliest baby born on April 7, 2017, single or twin delivery, normal spontaneous delivery, full term, birth weight of 2.5 kg and above, facility- based delivery, birth attended by skilled attendant, mother completed the four prenatal visits and with at least TT2 and not hypertensive, with mother and child book, and parents of the baby must be from the province.

Baby Yhalina was born at 12:25AM of April 7 at the Luis Hora Memorial Regional Hospital in Abatan here and attended by Dr. Jhanice S. Paredes.  Her birth weight was 3.1 kg.

Yhalina is the third child of Claire and Jeobil Andrada from Paktil, Monamon Sur of this municipality. (JDP/JBS-PIA CAR, Mt. Province)

 

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Mt. Province Destinations

Alab Petroglyph

The Alab Petroglyph is a huge rock formation that was inscribed with bows and arrows and is believed to have contained the ancient fertility rites of natives.

Backstrap and Loom weaving Houses ( Samoki Weaving)

This is where one can see an actual weaving by the locals. Tourists can come to this place for a photo-op and a chance to try their hand at weaving. Souvenirs can also be bought at these houses.

Bay-yo Rice Terraces

Bay-yo Rice Terraces are a smallet type of terraces that is spectacular to look at for tourists.

Bomod-ok Falls

Cascading white water and with a forceful might sending sprays of water that even on a hot day gives you an idea of just how freezingly-cold the pool at the bottom of the falls is truly a majestic sight to behold.

Bontoc Village Museum

It features a range of artifacts crafted by the Igorots for domestic purposes, to be used for traditional celebrations or practices. Inside the museum, one could appreciate the distinct richness of the Igorot's way of life.

Mt. Amuyao

The 8th highest peak in the Philippines with an elevation of 2,702 meters above sea level. Its summit provides its climbers a breathtaking panoram of Mountain Province, Isabela, Nueva Vizcaya, Ifugao and Cagayan Valley.

Mt. Clitoris (Tadian)

This is a sacred mountain regardless of its name. Standing proudly and serenely over 3 villages, this conical-shaped land mass is said to be home to some enchanted eels.

Mountain Province Trade Center

A mini-shopping center managed by the Department of Trade and Industry where skillfully crafted indigenous products are sold.

Sagada Hanging Coffins

Having their coffins hangng at the limestone sliffs is an imrtant tribal custom that thee locals have complied with through hundred of years.

Sumaguuing Caves

Two hundred fifty or so steps down a slipery trail, one can reach the Sumaguing Cave. This is one of the Philippines famous spelunking sites, it is a spectacular place to go to for the adventorous soul.