Most of us will use a variety of bribery to get our kids clean. The most common? Those cute little squeeze toys. Ducks, Hong Kong taxis, crocodiles – you can fill them up with water and squirt each other, all the while covertly washing off the day’s dirt. But these innocent little ducks have a dark […]Read More
Baby-related Health Articles
This section covers the ins and outs of having a baby; learn about baby topics you never thought about!
As parents, we’re constantly aiming for the best for our children. The best and most stimulating toys, the best quality food, and the best schools. Historically, apart from acute cases of diarrhea or stomach flu, gut health has not been on new parents’ radar. However, new research is emerging indicating that early life intervention to […]Read More
Exciting news for parents-to-be in the near and far future: Gleneagles Hospital Hong Kong has opened the doors to its Obstetrics Ward! Gleneagles Hospital pioneered with the first private A&E on Hong Kong Island in January 2018 and, as part of the Obstetrics Ward, is now opening the doors to the first private Neonatal Intensive […]Read More
Since the first day of conception, human beings’ brains develop rapidly. In the first 1000 days of life, the infant’s brain forms approximately 700 new synaptic connections each second or upon each interaction with others. These synaptic connections develop and associate with senses such as vision, hearing and later establish more complex circuitry which supports […]Read More
Did you know that babies can benefit from complementary medicines for problems related to breastfeeding, colic, cradle cap, digestion, eczema, reflux, and sleeping? We asked three experts to explain how chiropractic, osteopathy and naturopathy can help your child in its first year of life. Chiropractic care for babies Interview with Dr. Kamilla Holst, Chiropractor, Drs […]Read More
A 2017 study conducted by the University of Hong Kong revealed that the rate of screen use in Hong Kong kids is “alarming”, particularly in preschool age children. They spend more time in front of screens, less time being physically active, and go to bed later than their counterparts around the world. Overuse of digital […]Read More