Pregnancy-related Health Articles

Not sure what to expect in Hong Kong when expecting? This section will answer your questions on pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and post-pregnancy topics.

Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

What are coronavirus risks for your pregnancy? All your questions answered by expert Dr. Zara Chan, OBGYN in Hong Kong.

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Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy | Risks & Benefits

In Hong Kong, pregnant women are one of the priority groups eligible to receive the influenza vaccination according to The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases. The Government has introduced free/subsidized flu vaccines for pregnant women to promote vaccination but to also protect pregnant women from the influenza (“the flu”) and its complications. In Hong […]

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The Complete OB-GYN-Reviewed Guide to Hong Kong Pregnancy

There’s a lot to think about when you get pregnant. In Hong Kong, we have a paradox of choice – we can choose from public, private and a mix of both health services when accessing pregnancy and birth care. Where do you start? With the expertise of Dr. Edmund Hon 韓慶璋醫生, an obstetrician in Hong […]

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Your Complete Guide to IVF in Hong Kong: All Options & Costs

According to The Council on Human Reproductive Technology in Hong Kong, one in six couples have difficulty conceiving. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is the most well-known assisted reproductive treatment for infertility related issues. If you are currently exploring IVF in Hong Kong or just curious about this option, here is all the information you need […]

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

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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Your Guide to IVF and Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong

Interested in IVF or other fertility treatments in Hong Kong? The first thing to know is that only legally married couples – not same sex couples – are able to access these services in Hong Kong. Consent from both partners is required. There is a great divide between the public and private providers when looking […]

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Your Complete Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong

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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Maternity in Hong Kong: The “Half-Half” Route

Giving birth at a private hospital in Hong Kong can easily cost more than HK$100,000 and very few insurance policies nowadays fully cover the expenses. In fact, most policies impose maternity specific limits, which can include both prenatal/postnatal care as well as the delivery itself. Given that private hospital delivery packages are exceptionally expensive, many […]

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