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A Closer Look into Pre-Natal and Post-Natal 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… Read More

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Here is How You Can Benefit from Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

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… Read More

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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… Read More

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… Read More

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Pregnant and Obstetrician | Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zara Chan

Interested in hearing her unique perspective, we recently interviewed Dr. Zara Chan 陳駱靈岫, an obstetrician who happens to be 9 months pregnant with her second child. We want to know, what is it like being an obstetrician and being pregnant?     After studying and practicing obstetrics for more than a decade and spending so… Read More

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Complementary Medicines Before Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

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… Read More

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Your Guide to Birth Plans in Hong Kong

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 is helpful to understand what it is for and what it typically covers – the thinking process that goes into creating a birth plan can help you better prepare… Read More

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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… Read More

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Having Twins (or more!) in Hong Kong

Finally, a positive pregnancy test.. soon after, your doctor confirms it with a blood test. But during your first ultrasound, there are two heartbeats (no, it is not yours and the baby’s)! Finding out you are pregnant is amazing news. Finding out you carry twins is just that, and brings many questions too.   Fertility treatments Let’s be… Read More

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