A cross sectional study on the relationship between parental demographics and knowledge on vaccine preventable disease and immunization practices; and the immunization completeness of their children

Clarisse Marie S. Eugenio MD, Celia C. Carlos. MD

This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between parental demographics, parental knowledge on vaccine preventable diseases, vaccines, immunization practices and policies in the Philippines; and their children’s immunization completeness.

Profile of pediatric patients with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in an outpatient department in a tertiary hospital

Ivy Marie L. Racho MD, Francis Xavier Daniel M. Dimalanta MD

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurobehavioral disorder of childhood.

The association of early and continuous skin-to-skin contact and sustained exclusive breastfeeding at 3 months of age among healthy, term infants

Audrie Anne L. Lazaga. MD, Ma. Luisa DV. Manlapaz. MD

Breastfeeding is a practice highly recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) in improving maternal and child health. Immediate skin-to-skin contact (SSC) is part of the Essential Intrapartum Newborn Care (EINC) protocol to improve breastfeeding success. In particular, an uninterrupted SSC for 90 minutes is proposed to have a significant impact on breastfeeding success.