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Manipal Hospitals, Goa, Organises Health Awareness Program for Pregnant Women on the occasion of International Mother’s Day



Goa, 8th May 2022: – Many pregnant women tend to keep their health issues on the back-burner due to their inhibitions and avoid sharing their health concerns with their loved ones. There is a dire need to break her silence and address the challenges she faces, be it physical or mental health. On the occasion of International Mother’s Day, Manipal Hospitals, Goa, has taken an initiative to support pregnant women through the journey of pregnancy. The event was spearheaded by Dr. Sophia Rodrigues Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynaecology Manipal Hospitals, Goa Participants in the session specifically spoke on Women Health, also followed by healthy food tips for the ladies and a Lamaze session by Ms. Swati Sakhalkar for pregnant women. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Sophia Rodrigues, Consultant – Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Manipal Hospitals, Goa, said, “We are delighted to host this awareness program. We all know that the journey of pregnancy can be a long and difficult one; we are just helping them to relax and learn some Yoga positions and Meditation Mantras, which will help them sleep better, connect with their changing body, manage anxiety/ stress/ relief/ tension, foster peace of mind, prepare with a positive mind for the labor and lower the risk of postpartum depression.”Furthermore, Dr Sophia Rodrigues , Also said “ This health awareness program endeavours to help people in and around the city learn more about the importance of a healthy diet. Besides, they are also made aware that the best care and facilities are available right here

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