Maris Racal becomes ‘instant ina’ to seatmate’s baby during flight
Maris Racal enjoyed her experience of being an “instant mom” for a while as the actress willingly babysat her seatmate’s child during her flight to Manila.
Racal, who recently went to Italy, showed herself feeding and carrying the baby while the child’s mom was sleeping beside the actress, as seen on her Instagram page on Tuesday, May 2.
“Nagpadede, nagpatulog, at naging instant ina po tayo sa biyaheng pa Manila,” she said in the caption. “When I saw na may baby akong katabi, my heart leaped out of my chest. [I don’t know] but I just love babies and I love babysitting.”
“Glad to have helped a kababayan Mom during this trip! Yes, masaya po ang tulog niya!” she added. “So happy I met these two beautiful people.”
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Celebrity moms Angelica Panganiban and Iza Calzado then joked about lining up for Racal to babysit their daughters Amila Sabine and Deia Amihan.
“Pakialagaan si bean,” Panganiban said in the comments section.
“Deia already in line for your next available time for baby duties!” Calzado commented.
Other celebrities and fans also admired Racal, with some noting how the 25-year-old actress seems ready to have a child of her own.
Racal is currently in a relationship with singer Rico Blanco. Their relationship was confirmed to the public in May 2021.
The actress earlier opened up about her dream wedding at the San Agustin church in Manila, but she clarified that she was not yet ready to get married and that her career was her priority for now. /ra