April 20, 2024

TABUK CITY, Kalinga – The Kalinga State University Birthing Center succeeded in its first clinical delivery of a baby girl through normal delivery.

The University Information Office reported that on June 4, at 7:05 p.m., Winie Sagao Ambong, a resident of Tawang, Balbalan, gave birth to a baby girl weighing 3.14 kilograms at the KSU Birthing Center.

The delivery was supervised by a team of clinical instructors from the College of Health and Natural Sciences.  

“The birth of the baby, Zoffany Bless Ambong, brought immense joy to her parents and the entire birthing team.

“Her arrival symbolizes the successful collaboration between the medical professionals and the birthing center, making it a momentous occasion for all involved,” Mary June Wacas of the KSU-Information Office said.

She said the center’s excellent facilities and well-trained staff contributed to creating a calm and comfortable environment for Ambong during her delivery.

The team was led by obstetrician-gynecologist Mary Durance Guyang, who ensured the highest level of medical expertise throughout the process, clinical instructors, Marlita Quesada, Karen Ligab, Teodifel Lao-aten and Christina Chomeg.

Those who assisted the clinical instructors were Midwifery students, Rocel Clemencia and Jane Balangue, who gained valuable experience as they participated in the delivery process.

Under the supervision of Dr. Cristina Ammakiw, dean of the College of Health and Natural Sciences, the center has set a new standard in maternal care, marking a triumph for the dedicated team of healthcare professionals and staff.

Wacas said KSU Birthing Center’s achievement in facilitating a normal delivery reflects its commitment to providing exceptional maternal care services to the community.

She added the center continues to prioritize the well-being of expectant mothers and their babies, ensuring safe and memorable birthing experiences. – Peter Balocnit