Vigan City, Ilocos Sur - Over thirty-six teenage mothers, undernourished pregnants and borderline normal pregnant women recieved tray of eggs under the City Government of Vigan's Itlog para kay Nanay at Sanggol na Malusog which is a 90-day egg a day ration to ensure the well-being of each pregnant Bigueña.
SPM Janina Medina-Fariñas, City Nutrition Officer Jeno Josef Figuracion, CNPC Designate Myelene Amano and BNS Federated President Sharon Tablada handed the said tray of eggs and Nanay Kit to the beneficiaries.
"Being pregnant at the early age is not the end of your life instead it is brand new chapter the you'll embrace parenthood and knowing that every child is a blessing." SPM Janina Medina-Fariñas said.
In this trying times, pregnant women needs more of our support and your City Government is always trying its very best to give you the best services and programs that you deserves. SPM Janina added.
Meanwhile, CNAO Figuracion said that each Nanay Kit contains Iodized Salt, Cooking Oil rich in vitamin A, bread with vitamin A and Iron and other fortified products needed to combat micronutrient deficiency.
He also added the City Heath Office together with the efforts of the Barangay Nutrition Scholars successfully implemented the 6 to 23 months of supplemental feeding programs in the various barangays of the city.
Surely, the nutritionally at-risk pregnant bigeños will benefit from this city initiative.