Take the guesswork out of parenting your new baby.
The birth of a new baby marks a beautiful milestone in the life of a family. A family of two becomes three, then four… and maybe more!
Every birth signals the emergence of a new mom, a new dad, a new stage in life.
Despite this wonderful coming of age, no parent would dare to say that everything from the first day was a smooth ride. It is, after all, the journey that matters – from baby’s first diaper change to the first step, all the way to the lasts – the last latch, the last onesie worn.
We understand that this journey can be overwhelming, confusing, and even traumatizing, especially for first-time parents.
In this world filled with half-truths, unfounded child-rearing practices, and mounting pressure from social media to be that “perfect parent,” Hatch&Grow was conceived to be a parent’s reliable companion as they learn to navigate this journey.
Created by Pediatricians, Hatch&Grow provides you with up-to-date, evidence-based child-rearing and healthcare information, takes away the stress of guesswork for a parent, and, hopefully, brings back the joy of confidently raising a child.
Faith Buenaventura-Alcazaren, MD, DPPS
Dr. Faith is a pediatrician and a mom of two. She is passionate about helping parents through their journey of raising their kids. In addition to her pediatric clinical practice, she is also the co-founder of Stratum Baby and Hatch and Grow, which supports parents from birth onwards, and Manila Wooden Toys. She’s an engaging teacher as well, as you’ll see in our newborn care course. She lovingly helps fulfill your orders too.
Genevieve Yap, MD, DPPS
As a pediatrician with a busy practice in the Western Visayas region in the Philippines, Dr. Gen enjoys counseling parents and families – from the time they have a new baby to the time they feed baby the first solids then grow and thrive to be a happy and healthy child. As a talented artist and designer as well, she brings to Hatch and Grow not just her pediatric expertise, but also designed the Hatch and Grow book and guides.
Nadine Javier-Zambrano, MD, DPPS
Dr. Nadine is a new mom herself and is also juggling pediatric practice with caring for a newborn and supervising distance learning for her two daughters. She brings to the Hatch and Grow team her wealth of experience as a pediatrician and a mom. She also personally wraps and fulfills your order to be sure our customers are satisfied.
Sarah Makalinaw, MD, DPPS, FPIDSP
Being a pediatric infectious disease specialist, Dr. Sarah has been swamped with patients since the COVID pandemic started! Caring for young kids with COVID is no feat for the faint-hearted, but Dr. Sarah faces the challenges with skill, dedication, and compassion. Among her many talents include writing, so she’s the Hatch and Grow team’s go-to for written content.
Victoria Ang-Nolasco, MD, DPPS, FPSDBP
Dr. Victoria is a developmental and behavioral pediatrician and mom of a young child. She supports parents of babies and toddlers with effective parenting strategies and helps them find joy in parenting. Learn more in her parenting blog, effectivemommy.com. She is the instructor of Hatch and Grow’s courses in baby’s development and sensory play.