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The Complete Guide to Child Adoption in Hong Kong

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Adoption is a big decision and is often a lengthy process. You can adopt a child from Hong Kong or a child who is overseas. Both options follow a similar procedure, but adopting an overseas child may be more complicated and costly.     Who is in charge of child adoption in Hong Kong? In… Read More

Parenting Tips for Couples & Grandparents: How to Prepare & Care for Baby

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As part of our Parent Effectiveness Training (P.E.T.) series, Gordon Parenting provides Healthy Matters exclusive tips and advice on parenting.   If you’re a pregnant mom-to-be, you’re probably getting a lot of attention! From ‘extra caring’ family members to having complete strangers ask personal questions and touch your belly. But dads-to-be? You may feel far… Read More

Bring Me a Book ‘Baby Gift Sets’ & ‘Parenting Workshops’ | Exclusive Offer for Healthy Matters Readers

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Introducing Bring Me a Book Hong Kong an award-winning non-profit organization and the charity partner for our latest 2018 Healthy Matters Maternity + Baby Event.   Founded in 2006, Bring Me a Book Hong Kong (BMABHK) provides books to children who need them most. As the leading advocate of family literacy, their vision is for… Read More

The Incredible Benefits of Reading to Your Child

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Starting from birth to six years of age a child’s brain is going through remarkable growth and development, during this critical period over a million neural connections are formed every second making this time optimal for learning. Other factors influencing brain development include relationships, experiences, and the environment in which children are exposed to; these… Read More