About Maria Teresa – founder of Babies Buddies

Hello! My name is Maria Teresa, some call me “Maria” others call me “Teresa”, it doesn’t matter though, as I respond to both names. In the Philippines, the country where I was born and had spent my education, almost every girl has a “Maria” as the first name, so every Maria has a second name. So the second name became our identity.

Then as I traveled the world, as I have been to almost all of Europe, Asia and some parts of the Middle East, my encounters would call me Maria. So I got used to responding to both names.

My blogs about Babies Buddies

I am a Registered Nurse specializing in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and have been doing this for over 40 years. I started my first 3 years of experience in the tertiary children’s hospital in Manila, Philippines. After which, I accepted a job offer in the United Arab Emirates, where I was spearheading the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Khorfakkan Hospital for 5 years. Learned their culture and their language. Then in 1990, migrated to the United States of America, and worked in various hospitals of New York and New Jersey, mostly in levels 3 & 4. Throughout my work, I have learned and seen a lot. The emotions ran up high in the world of mommies and babies. It was a self-fulfilling to see that I am part the “healing world”. To see an infant go home with the family is endearing. It is a job well done, for us healthcare workers, particularly nurses, who are physically, mentally, emotionally and sometimes spiritually  connected with parents, as they go through the roller coaster of emotions seeing their very sick babies undergo various levels of treatments and transition to finally go home with their parents.

But the work does not stop there. Parents, particularly beginning parents struggle at the start. And this had inspired me to help. I am an advocate. I advocate for babies and their parents. I am your “Babies Buddies”.

Why Babies Buddies

From the time a woman realizes she is about to carry a human being to life and eventually nurture that life to be a productive member of the society, support is always required. It is a needed factor.

How to go about the pregnancy. What entails to have a healthy baby. What is the next big thing about after delivering a baby. And the many hows, what, when to the world of babies. Let me be a component to help ease out some of the questions related to babies. With the research and experience combined, I can be a BIG SISTER that plans with you, teach and learn with you, support and guide you, be of service to your needs, be a buddy to your baby.

Within WealthyAffiliate.com, and though my website here, I am actively engaged in helping folks. I know I can help you, and I want to help you. So enjoy some of the contents here at BabiesBuddies.com.

If you ever have a question or need a hand, feel free to leave them below and I will be more than happy to help you out.


Wishing you all the best.

Maria Teresa Candela




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