a fertilized egg is already a human being?

I had a long afternoon nap till ten in the evening when I noticed the tweets in my timeline was on Reproductive Health. This morning, the RH bill gained a notch in its progress when the House Appropriations Committee approved the budgetary provisions of the RH bill pending in Congress. @ang_mungo argues that objectives of the Reproductive health can be met by the Department of Health program. While I can agree with that, the most crucial for me is sex education. Someone said, it is a combination of factors in our society.

Another argument is when does a fertilized egg have a soul? @the_copyeditor says “So, the debate against use of condoms is that some believe life begins at fertilization? That a fertilized egg is already a human being?” When is it human? Not all fertilized eggs are humans because some of them die , often called “spontaneous abortions”.

Then there is the possibility of corruption. @antipinoy thinks “Procurement of contraceptives by DOH, and distribution to LGU leads to more problems – RED FLAG- CORRUPTION HELLO!!!” and instead “Instead of Government distributing contraceptives let private sector do it – mom and pop shops, gas stations, restaurants, bars, groceries”. He can’t support the RH bill as it is. Though he supports “the objectives but disagree with the DOH procurement. private enterprise is better.”

Here are the other Late night tweets on Reproductive Health-

Noemi Lardizabal-Dado is a Content Strategist with over 13 years experience in blogging, content management, citizen advocacy and media literacy and over 23 years in web development. Otherwise known as @MomBlogger on social media, she believes in making a difference in the lives of her children by advocating social change for social good.

She is a co-founder and a member of the editorial board of Blog Watch . She is a resource speaker on media literacy, social media , blogging, digital citizenship, good governance, transparency, parenting, women’s rights and wellness, and cyber safety.

Her personal blogs such as aboutmyrecovery.com (parenting) , pinoyfoodblog.com (recipes), techiegadgets.com (gadgets) and beautyoverfifty.net (lifestyle), benguetarabica.coffee keep her busy outside of Blog Watch.


I am an advocate. I am NOT neutral. I will NOT give social media mileage to members of political clans, epal, a previous candidate for the same position and those I believe are a waste of taxpayers’ money.

I do not support or belong to any political party.

She was a Senior Consultant for ALL media engagements for the PCOO-led Committee on Media Affairs & Strategic Communications (CMASC) under the ASEAN 2017 National Organizing Council from January 4 -July 5, 2017. Having been an ASEAN advocate since 2011, she has written extensively about the benefits of the ASEAN community and as a region of opportunities on Blog Watch and aboutmyrecovery.com.

Organization affiliation includes Consortium on Democracy and Disinformation

Updated Juky 15, 2019

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