Perak Community Specialist Hospital (PCSH) held an antenatal seminar with a difference recently at its premises. As parenting is a shared responsibility by both mothers and fathers, the seminar was tailor-made to include mothers-to-be, fathers-to-be and those with kids.
The participants comprised 14 expectant mothers out of of 26 participants which included husbands.
The seminar began with a talk by the Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Dr Chen Yoke Chuan who spoke about Family Planning, followed by a talk by Dr Pang Ay Minn, who addressed the topic of breastfeeding. It ended with a question and answer session.
Anaesthesiologist, Dr Sidney spoke on pain relief and pain management during labour. The midwives of of PSCH advised expecting mothers on the right ways to take care of newborns by demonstrating bathing and massaging techniques.
It was a lively session as the participants were given an opportunity to perform the bathing techniques on baby dolls.