The third edition of the annual event drew more than 1000 participants and around 3000 visitors
The annual ‘Mom’s Day Out’ event of Thumbay Hospital – Dubai, the leading academic hospital owned and operated by Thumbay Group, turned out to be a fun-filled evening with plenty of interactions, games, contests, prizes and valuable information for the crowds of moms and expectant moms who had thronged the hospital premises on Friday, 28th April 2017.
Considered one of the biggest event of the kind for new and expectant moms in the country, ‘Mom’s Day Out’ is a unique annual program to entertain and enlighten the participants on pregnancy and motherhood. Over 1000 participants and around 3000 visitors were present at the event this year.
The event was an exclusive occasion for new and expectant moms to understand motherhood better through a variety of activities like one-to-one consultation with the experienced doctors of Thumbay Hospital on matters related to pregnancy and issues concerning newborn babies, in addition to a variety of activities including games and contests. Activities included Online and On-Ground Contests, Diet & Nutrition Counseling, Beauty and Spa Relaxation Station, Mother & Child Product Exhibition, Yoga Session, and Fun Activities and Games.
Participants also had the chance to win prizes from the exciting contests specifically the Royal Bake and Win Contest and the Super Mom Facebook Contest. Here is a list of winners who bagged prizes from online contest:
- 1st Place – Realyn Cordenete Alvarez
- 2nd Place – Pooja Gupta
- 3rd Place – Rechu Jithin
- 4th Place – Namdeo Sadhana
- 5th Place – Neha Pankaj Nihalani
The event was designed as a complete and comprehensive program with activities across various one-on-one zones, viz., Understanding the Changes in Women’s Body during Pregnancy, Taking prescribed Medicines and Vitamins, Stems Cell Banking, Stages of Pain during Labor and Delivery, Ways to Relieve Pain, Breast Feeding Challenges and Techniques, Touch Therapy, Positive Parenting and Building the Baby’s IQ. There were two special sessions conducted to impart knowledge to parents and first-time parents. First session was spearheaded by the celebrity dietician Ms. Mitun De Sarkar, who gave valuable insights on weight management during pregnancy and after childbirth and the second session was led by Ms. Susie Carr, a Trainer from Life Works Foundation who focused on Pre & Post Natal Depression
The event helped many participants overcome their anxieties on motherhood and clear common misconceptions on pregnancy, as they attended the one-on-one consultation with senior gynecologists, pediatricians, dieticians and other experts. The expert doctors stressed the importance of the special care pregnant and lactating women needed during Ramadan. A wide range of prenatal and antenatal products were also showcased and demonstrated before them.
Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that the annual ‘Mom’s Day Out’ is a unique event of Thumbay Hospital for new and expectant moms, to make their motherhood journey a pleasant one. “We not only educate and entertain new and expectant moms through this event, but we also give them the chance to avail free specialist consultations and the opportunity to book our discounted maternity packages,” he added.
About: Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division
Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of day care centers and state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. All the hospitals and clinics provide clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 22 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages. Thumbay Group also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India.
Today, Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate, with presence across 20 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution.