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Pregnancy News & Trends-related Health Articles

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 Ultimate Guide to Birth Control Pills in Hong Kong

Last updated on September 8, 2021.

What are birth control pills | How do birth control pills work | Guidance | When to take | Side effects | Which is the best | How to get birth control pills | Emergency contraceptive pills

Here is a complete guide to birth control pills: which ones are available in Hong Kong, how they work, when to take them, side effects and where to buy them.

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Giving Birth In Hong Kong During COVID-19? Here’s What To Expect

Last updated on August 25, 2021.

Expecting or planning to have a baby? Here’s an expert guide with all the details you need to know during COVID-19.

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Coronavirus and Pregnancy: What to Know (Updated)

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

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

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Hypothyroidism: How to Maintain a Well Functioning Thyroid?

Last updated on September 9, 2021.

What is Hypothyroidism | Causes | Risk Factors | Signs and Symptoms | Complications | Diagnosis | Treatments

Hypothyroidism is a result of an underactive thyroid and a low metabolic rate. As fatal complications can be developed, we must pay attention to its signs and symptoms.

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

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

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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Here is How You Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Dr. Michelle Zhou McCulloch is an Australian Chiropractor currently practicing in Hong Kong. She is the Founder & Director of UP!health, a Central-based multidisciplinary health clinic. She is passionate about providing chiropractic care to pregnant women and new babies. She started UP!health almost 4 years ago with the vision of creating a unique and beautiful […]

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Your Guide to Birth Plans in Hong Kong

Last updated on August 27, 2021.

Birth plan trends | What is a birth plan | Importance of flexibility | What birth plans include | Childbirth in public hospital | Childbirth in private hospital | Who should be involved | Delivery day | Useful resources

Ever heard of birth plans? Birth plans have become increasingly popular in Hong Kong for women delivering in both private and public hospitals. While it isn’t necessary to have a birth plan, it helps to know what it typically covers. Indeed, the thinking process that goes into creating a birth plan can help you better […]

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Complementary Medicines Before Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Want to be healthy and help your body prepare to pregnancy? Learn about the benefits of chiropractic, osteopathy and naturopathy before pregnancy as we share exclusive excerpts from Healthy Matters’ The Hong Kong Maternity & Baby Book, the must-have book on maternity in Hong Kong. Everything you need from pre-pregnancy to baby’s first year.   Three ways […]

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Pregnant and Obstetrician in Hong Kong | Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zara Chan

Last updated on August 26, 2021.

Interested in hearing her unique perspective, we interviewed Dr. Zara Chan 陳駱靈岫, an obstetrician who was 9 months pregnant with her second child. We wanted to know, what is it like being a gynecologist and obstetrician in Hong Kong and being pregnant? After studying and practicing obstetrics for more than a decade and spending so […]

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