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Your Guide to Post-Pregnancy Birth Control in Hong Kong

Newborn care is not easy but luckily it gets easier after a couple of weeks (or months) once you and your baby get used to this new life. As things settle in, you and your partner can finally have a more intimate relationship again. As you may not be thinking of having another baby yet, we help you review your birth […]

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What should you eat during your pregnancy?

Growing another human is hard work, and what you eat during your pregnancy is important! When feeding yourself and your little spud, the basic principles of healthy eating remain valid – eat plenty of fruits and veggies, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats. While there isn’t much consensus in the medical community about the […]

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How to Manage Dry Winter Skin? Top Tips From Dermatologist

Hong Kong winters can wreak havoc on our skin. The drop in temperature and humidity brings great weather to explore the trails and playgrounds of the city, but with it, dry and irritated skin. Moisture is essential in your skin to maintain its function as a strong protective barrier. Environmental and medical causes of dry […]

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Having Twins (or more!) in Hong Kong

Finally, a positive pregnancy test… soon after, your doctor confirms it with a blood test. But, during your first ultrasound, there are two heartbeats (no, it is not yours and the baby’s)! Finding out you are pregnant is amazing news. Finding out you carry twins is just that, but with many questions. Fertility treatments Let’s be clear: […]

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Pregnancy Pampering and Massages in Hong Kong, Safely

When you’re expecting, it’s important to keep your morale up and stress levels down, and we can think of few better ways to do so than to get in a little “me” time now and then! Getting pampered can take many forms, from a mani/pedi, to a blow dry, to a babymoon at the spa. Pregnancy massage is […]

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Complementary Medicines During Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

Did you know that complementary medicines can help you manage common pregnancy ailments and discomfort such as back pain, morning sickness and heartburn? And that complementary medicines can also help moms-to-be improve their overall physical and emotional wellbeing? Learn about the benefits of chiropractic, osteopathy and naturopathy during pregnancy as we share exclusive excerpts from […]

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Pregnancy Fitness? Prenatal Exercise Myths Debunked

Thought your pregnancy was the perfect excuse for becoming a couch potato? Think again (sorry ladies!): the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that expectant mothers exercise from conception through to delivery so long as there is no obstetric contraindication. So why is exercise so good for you when you’re expecting? Well for starters, exercise causes the […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which is why you’ve probably seen lots of the color pink lately. This is the time of the year when many breast cancer organizations host fund raisers and/or activities to raise awareness. In Hong Kong, breast cancer is the most common type of cancer in women. According to the Hong Kong Breast Cancer […]

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Why you should never use cotton buds to clean your ears | It’s dangerous

Is there anything more satisfying than cleaning your ears out with a cotton bud? Okay, we can think of a few things, but it’s up there. Doctors say that cleaning your ears with a cotton bud (or Q-tip) initiates the ‘itch-scratch cycle’ –  the more you itch, the more histamines are released and the more […]

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Interview with Expert Dr. David Owens on Sports Injuries

Sunday morning hikes leave you sore and limping into work on Monday morning? You are not alone. Sports injuries have become a leading cause of doctor visits especially among weekend warriors. We spoke to sports physician Dr. David Owens about preventing and treating common sports injuries. What are the most common sports injuries? All sports injuries can be divided into […]

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