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Your Complete Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

Legal framework | Process | Best age | Effectiveness | Success rates | Difficulties | Options | Costs | Insurance

Not quite ready to have children yet but worried about your future fertility? Whether you are focused on your career or haven’t found the right partner, egg freezing – oocyte cryopreservation – preserves a woman’s eggs so she can try to conceive at a later date. Healthy Matters brings you a complete guide to egg […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Maternity Leave in Hong Kong (Updated)

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

Latest updates | Law on maternity leave | Eligibilty for maternity leave pay | Notice to employer | Usual notice period | Additional leave | Maternity leave pay | When to start | Comparison with other regions

Everything you need to know about maternity leave in HK. Read on.

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Coughs & Colds: Chinese Medicine Remedies

Last updated on April 9, 2021.

Do you have a sore throat, a cold, or have been coughing lately? In winter especially, living in dense environments makes it easier to viral infection. In the first of our series on Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we worked in collaboration with TCM practitioner William Lo 盧文健中醫師 to bring you a trusted guide to Chinese […]

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Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong 101 | IVF, IUI and PGD

Last updated on April 30, 2021.

Diagnostics | Preparation | IUI and IVF | Vocabulary

Whether you’re considering going to a fertility clinic or already seeing a fertility specialist, the fertility jargon can be hard to understand. We spoke to Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist Dr. Alexander Doo 杜堅能醫生 to explain basic fertility-related terms. Here is your expert guide to fertility treatments in Hong Kong, including IVF, IUI, PGD and more. […]

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Baby Eczema in Hong Kong: Causes, Treatments and Prevention

Last updated on May 4, 2021.

Symptoms | Locating eczema | Causes | Prevention | Contacting a doctor

Atopic dermatitis, commonly called eczema is one of the most common childhood ailments, occurring in 10-20% of babies. This non-contagious rash usually improves when children reach school age and occurs because the skin is lacking natural moisturizing factors and has poor defense against harsh environmental elements such as outdoor low humidity and irritants. We interviewed […]

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Natural Breast Augmentation | Hong Kong Plastic Surgeon On Fat Transfers

Last updated on August 27, 2019.

Fat grafting, or fat transfer, is a procedure consisting of removing and purifying fat from one part of the body to inject in another part, often on the breasts or face. It sounds like a plastic surgery miracle! Fat graft is an evolving technique and many new applications have been discovered in the recent years […]

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Breastfeeding Guide: How Much & How Often at Every Age | From Birth to Toddlerhood

Last updated on April 1, 2021.

Whether you aim to breastfeed for a few days or for several months, you are probably asking yourself how much and how often you should feed your child. Here is your expert breastfeeding guide from Healthy Matters, covering every breastfeeding stage from newborns to toddlers. Breastfeeding guidelines: from birth to 1 month How often? In […]

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Pregnant, Working Moms in Hong Kong: Do You Know Your Maternity Rights?

Last updated on November 27, 2019.

Important update: in her 2018 Policy Address on 10 October 2018, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, announced the Government’s intention to increase Hong Kong’s statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks. Hong Kong’s current maternity leave policy has been in place for 48 years. Under this proposal, employers would provide […]

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