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#ThewRap: Things you need to know, March 6, 2018

Mar 06, 2018 - 11:18 AM

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A person watches northern lights (Aurora borealis) on March 3, 2018 in Unstad, in the arctic circle in northern Norway. / AFP PHOTO / Olivier MORIN

Senate bill wants 150 days of maternity leave in PH

Jul 23, 2016 - 8:11 PM

The current law is below the international labor standard on maternal protection that recommends 14 weeks or 98 days of maternity leave says Senator Francis Pangilinan

MATERNITY LEAVE. Senator Pia Cayetano's bill applies to female employees working in the government and the private sector.

Why Quezon City bans giving birth at home

Mar 01, 2014 - 11:20 PM

Big urbanized Quezon City is among the most disadvantaged areas in PH in terms of mothers and newborns living under the highest vulnerabilities

Were you born too soon?

May 04, 2012 - 3:23 PM

An estimated 1 million prematurely born babies die every year a new report says

MOMMY CARES. Susan Bryant kisses her son Xander, born 6 weeks early, in the NICU at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).