8 billionth baby

A BABY girl named Vinice was designated as the Philippines’ symbolic 8 billionth person in the world after she was born at the Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital in Manila past midnight Tuesday. The United Nations had said the global population was projected to reach 8 billion by Nov. 15, a ‘milestone’ as population growth […]

Expecting a newborn? Filipino parents need P60k for the basics — iPrice

PARENTS in the Philippines will need around P60,000 for baby essentials, according to a 2021 study by Southeast Asian e-commerce meta-search website iPrice Group. One-off purchases included baby car seats, strollers, five toys, cribs, and step stools, which amounted to about P57,800, while items needed on a regular basis such as diapers, wipes, and milk […]

NGO finds wipes with banned ingredients still available in Antipolo, Caloocan stores

WET WIPES containing ingredients banned by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are still available in the market, a non-government organization said. In a news release on Thursday, EcoWaste Coalition said they were able to procure from retail stores in Antipolo and Caloocan four unauthorized brands of wipes containing such ingredients as methylisothiazolinone and methylchloroisothiazolinone. […]