Many mother’s are becoming aware of all the difficulties that surround everyday their children, from chemicals, problems with formulas, an increase in caesarean operations, even doubts on diapers. Puerto Rican mothers are looking for more education on what benefits their children and provides them with a healthier lifestyle. Is known that the percent of C-sections in Puerto Rico is a 50% compared to United Stated that is 30% to 40%.
The first Expo-maternal: return to the simple, gave the opportunity to parent’s and parent’s to be, the information that could have change their decisions from topics like planning a birth, breastfeeding, C-sections, even the laws that protect them. The expo counted with guests like: Dr. Ramon Perez, Dr. Marianela Rodriguez, Pediatrician Dr. Ana Parrilla, Dr. Yolanda Molinaris, Camille Rivera CNM and Attorney Melissa Pellicier that educated these families on choosing the right path for their families.