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This section covers the ins and outs of having a baby; learn about baby topics you never thought about!

Finding the best antenatal programme for you

Last updated on September 8, 2021.

Becoming a parent can be one of the biggest transitions in your life. Besides feeling all the excitement of welcoming a little one in 9 months, there are understandably a lot of challenges that accompany this special journey too. It is totally normal to feel overwhelmed by all the information and changes happening in your […]

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Your Expert Guide to Allergy Specialists in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

Did you know Hong Kong does not have enough allergy specialists? According to the Hong Kong Medical Journal, the city is sorely underserved by allergists. Indeed, most people with allergies are managed by their general practitioner or an organ-specific doctor such as an ENT specialist. While their care is adequate, it will be viewed through […]

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Autism (ASD) in Hong Kong: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

Last updated on August 13, 2021.

What is ASD | Signs and symptoms | Causes | Disorders | Diagnosis and screening | Treatment | Cure | Support services | Role of mainstream schools | Role of special schools

There are about 25,000 registered autistic children in Hong Kong. Here is your complete, doctor-reviewed guide about autism.

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Strep Throat: What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 6, 2021.

What is strep throat | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatment | Prevention 

About 20% to 30% of children with a sore throat actually have strep throat. Here is everything you need to know about strep throat, reviewed by pediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung.

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The Ultimate Guide to Pediatricians in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

What is pediatrician | Pediatricians in HK | When to see a pediatrician | Reasons to see a pediatrician | Costs | Pediatricians list | Pediatricians on Hong Kong Island | Pediatricians in Kowloon | Pediatricians in New Territories | Insurance coverage

Everything you need to know to take care of your little (one)s.

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Meningitis: What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

What is meningitis | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatment | Vaccination

According to the Confederation of Meningitis Organisations, over 1 million people worldwide are affected by meningitis every year. Here is all you need to know about it, reviewed by a pediatrician. 

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Whooping Cough (Pertussis): What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on April 30, 2021.

What is whooping cough | Transmission | Symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatments

In recent years, a resurgence of whooping cough (pertussis) has been observed in countries with high vaccination coverage, such as Australia, Japan, the United States and a number of European countries. Regionally, there have also been significant increases in the number of reported pertussis cases in the Mainland including Guangdong Province. In Hong Kong, there […]

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Impetigo: What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 5, 2021.

What is impetigo | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatment | Prevention 

Impetigo makes up about 10% of childhood skin problems. Here is your expert guide to impetigo, reviewed by paediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung. 

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Chickenpox (Varicella): What it is & How to Treat it

Last updated on May 21, 2021.

What is chickenpox | Ways of transmission | Signs and symptoms | When to see a doctor | Treatment | Vaccination

In Hong Kong, chickenpox is the most reported infectious disease every year. Here is everything you need to know about it, reviewed by paediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung. 

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