Mothers caress and embrace their newborn babies at Fabella memorial hospital in Manila

Mothers caress and embrace their newborn babies as part of the First Embrace campaign of the Philippines’ Department of Health (DOH) and the World Health Organization (WHO) at the maternity ward of Fabella memorial hospital in Manila March 4, 2015. The First Embrace campaign is part of the Essential Intrapartum and Newborn Care (EINC) initiative of the DOH and WHO to promote the intimacy and bond between the mothers and their new borns, a DOH representative said. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES – Tags: SOCIETY HEALTH TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) – RTR4RZ52

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