During Pregnancy-related Health Articles

Already pregnant? Learn more about pregnancy; from eating a balanced diet and pampering to planning the big day!

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

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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Pregnancy Pampering and Massages in Hong Kong, Safely

When you’re expecting, it’s important to keep your morale up and stress levels down, and we can think of few better ways to do so than to get in a little “me” time now and then! Getting pampered can take many forms, from a mani/pedi, to a blow dry, to a babymoon at the spa. Pregnancy massage is […]

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The Complete Guide to Epidurals in Hong Kong

Childbirth pain is not something expectant moms look forward to and – fortunately – there is epidural analgesia, one of the most effective ways to relieve labor pain. While epidurals are readily accessible in private hospitals, one cannot be guaranteed in public hospitals. We asked anesthetist and father of three, Dr. Assad Hussain 程浩生醫生, to […]

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Complementary Medicines During Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

Did you know that complementary medicines can help you manage common pregnancy ailments and discomfort such as back pain, morning sickness and heartburn? And that complementary medicines can also help moms-to-be improve their overall physical and emotional wellbeing? Learn about the benefits of chiropractic, osteopathy and naturopathy during pregnancy as we share exclusive excerpts from […]

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A Guide to Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga with Expert Hersha Chellaram

Introducing Hersha Chellaram, inspiring speaker at our Healthy Matters Maternity + Baby Event and Integral Yoga ambassador and teacher trainer. Hersha has an extensive background in yoga with roots stemming back to her childhood. Having been a certified Integral Yoga instructor for over 16 years, Hersha leads a long list of inspirational initiatives and training […]

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Pregnancy Fitness? Prenatal Exercise Myths Debunked

Thought your pregnancy was the perfect excuse for becoming a couch potato? Think again (sorry ladies!): the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists recommends that expectant mothers exercise from conception through to delivery so long as there is no obstetric contraindication. So why is exercise so good for you when you’re expecting? Well for starters, exercise causes the […]

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Haircare in Pregnancy | What’s Safe?

Being pregnant can be tough. Your body is undergoing a ton of physical changes and as you’re coming to grips with all these new and bigger bits, sometimes a little pampering is what you need. We’ve discussed safe pampering in pregnancy in a previous article, but what about haircare in pregnancy? We reviewed the evidence […]

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Hong Kong Island Welcomes Its First Private NICU

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 […]

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