Celebrating the Pillars of Strength this Father's Day

Posted on Jun 16, 2024

Father's Day is a celebration that honors fathers, celebrates fatherhood, and acknowledges the significant role of fathers in our society. It's a day dedicated to the men who juggle countless responsibilities, facing immense pressures with unwavering resolve. Despite the challenges, fathers remain steadfast pillars of strength for their families, often wondering if they are doing enough or if their efforts are in vain.

For many dads, the journey of fatherhood begins with self-doubt and questions about their purpose, especially for first-time dads. As a first-time dad, it's natural to want everything to be perfect for your new family. However, it's important to recognize that parenthood is unpredictable, and no amount of preparation can account for every surprise. Expertise doesn't come overnight; it is shaped by moments of confusion, worry, and stress, teaching invaluable lessons along the way.

As you embark on this new role, there are countless moments to treasure and lessons to absorb. To assist you in navigating this adventure, St. Luke's Medical Center recognizes the distinct needs of fathers and provides a wide array of services and resources specifically tailored to support fathers at every stage. Here's a glimpse of how St. Luke's Medical Center can aid you in navigating and embracing the remarkable journey of fatherhood.

Comfort and Support

From birthing suites to dedicated support staff, St. Luke's ensures a comfortable and supportive experience for the entire family. The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology advocates for family involvement during labor and delivery. Fathers are not just welcomed, but actively encouraged to be present and participate, fostering a supportive environment for the mother and facilitating early bonding with the newborn. This active involvement helps fathers feel more connected to the childbirth experience and strengthens the family from the very start. The atmosphere of care and empathy extends to every family member, ensuring a positive birthing experience.


Mr. and Mrs. Quintin and Monina Calderona, proud parents of a St. Luke’s baby 


Professional Guidance

Knowledge is empowering, especially when preparing for a new addition to your family. St. Luke's Medical Center provides an array of prenatal and postnatal care tailored to expectant and new parents. Fathers can be assured that both mother and baby are in expert hands. The medical team at St. Luke's includes experienced obstetricians, nurses and allied health professionals who provide continuous support and guidance. Fathers can ask questions and receive real-time advice, fostering a sense of security and confidence. This professional support is crucial in alleviating the anxieties that come with being a new parent.

Health and Wellness Services

A healthy father is a happy father. St. Luke's Medical Center offers a variety of health and wellness services to ensure fathers are in the best possible shape to care for their families. Regular health screenings and check-ups help fathers stay on top of their health, addressing any issues before they become major concerns. Early detection and prevention are crucial for maintaining long-term health. Customized fitness and nutrition plans are available to support fathers in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. These programs are designed to fit into busy schedules and promote overall well-being. Staying active and eating well are vital components of effective parenting.

St. Luke's Medical Center is dedicated to supporting fathers throughout their journey into parenthood. Here, we ensure that fathers are well-prepared, confident, and healthy. Embrace the adventure of fatherhood with St. Luke's by your side, knowing that you have a trusted partner to guide and support you in this journey.

This Father's Day, we salute all the dads who are doing their best, learning as they go, and making a world of difference in their children's lives. Happy Father's Day!


To know more about St. Luke's Medical Center services, feel free to reach out to St. Luke's Product Information Hub at 0919-057-7744 (call), 0919-160-7744 (text), or email [email protected].