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A Hong Kong Pediatrician Guide to Baby Food

Last updated on July 29, 2021.

Your thoughts about baby food? Every parent worries about the hows, whens, and whys of baby nutrition. There is a lot of noise and contradictory information on infant feeding and we at Healthy Matters sourced trustworthy recommendations. We asked Hong Kong pediatrician Dr. Eddie Cheung 張蔚賢醫生 to share some easy-to-use feeding guidelines to your baby’s […]

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Your Expert Guide to Baby Food Allergies in Hong Kong

Last updated on July 29, 2021.

Medically Reviewed

About 50% of newborn babies in Hong Kong are at risk of suffering from allergies and 5% of children in the city have a food allergy. Childhood allergies are increasing worldwide and almost every parent of a young child will have had the fear of allergies drilled into them by friends, family and physicians. Allergic […]

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What should you eat during your pregnancy?

Last updated on July 30, 2021.

Growing another human is hard work, and what you eat during your pregnancy is important! When feeding yourself and your little spud, the basic principles of healthy eating remain valid – eat plenty of fruits and veggies, whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats. While there isn’t much consensus in the medical community about the […]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Last updated on July 29, 2021.

In order to get adequate amounts of vitamin D, we need direct sun exposure on 80% of our bodies between the time of 12 and 2pm for 20-30 minutes. You’d be forgiven for thinking that in our sub-tropical paradise of a city, a lot of us would be getting that. In fact, a 2009 survey […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Baby Led Weaning

Last updated on July 29, 2021.

What is baby led wearning | When is baby ready | Benefits | Safety | Foods to avoid

Baby led weaning (BLW) is an approach to introducing solid foods that allows the baby to feed themselves from the introduction of food at 6 months age. Coined after the release of Dr. Gill Rapely and Tracey Murkett’s book of the same name in 2008, the method has hit a chord with many parents who […]

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A Naturopath’s Guide to Probiotics For Babies

Last updated on July 29, 2021.

Importance of probiotics | Side effects | Dosage | Probiotics after 6 months | Probiotics in medical kit

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 […]

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