Vice President Leni Robredo reportedly met with a Filipino-American pregnancy doctor in the US during New Year’s Eve dinner before her flight back to Manila. The said geriatrician was identified as Dr. Samuel Maghuyop, MD, and is based in Brockton, Massachusetts. He is currently using the name Shmuel McBlow in his social media accounts.
According to Thinking Pinoy, a very reliable source provided him photos of VP Leni Robredo and her family enjoying New Year’s Eve dinner with Dr. Samuel Maghuyop at One Lincoln Plaza, a luxury residential condominium building in New York City. The said photos were believed to have been first uploaded at Shmuel McBlow Facebook page.
As Thinking Pinoy had also cited an article at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, emphasizing that geriatrics also covers menopause, a period in the life cycle of women aged 48 to 55. Based on her official public records, VP Leni Robredo was born on April 23, 1964, and is therefore 52 years and 8 months old as of December 23, 2016.
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Spreading rumors say that VP Leni Robredo is pregnant, and that the father of the baby is Quezon City Representative Jorge ‘Bolet’ Banal, who was spotted being ‘very close’ with her.during the 2016 election campaign. As of June 30, 2013, Bolet Banal is married to a certain Carmela C. Banal. As of posting, there is no report that the couple has separated.
Last July, President Rodrigo Duterte appointed VP Leni Robredo as Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) chief. However, she resigned from her cabinet post on December 5. But despite having some indifference with the president, she has been consistent in denying that there is a plot to impeach President Duterte.
Credit: Shmuel McBlow via Thinking Pinoy
Meanwhile, doctors say that menopause women could still get pregnant. However, it has a lot of risks such as potential of premature birth and birth defects such as Down syndrome. We at Taho News don’t mind if VP Robredo is pregnant and will give birth. But because she is an elected official, she should set a good example and be transparent to the public.