Childbirth

CHILDBIRTH HEALTH. KNOWLEDGE. POWER.

Learn more about childbirth. Your healthcare options in Hong Kong and what to expect.
  • How Can Chiropractic Help Babies?

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    Chiropractic in Hong Kong has become more popular. A growing number of pregnant women discover its benefits, too. In fact, this isn’t just about pregnancy health and mums’ recovery, it’s also about how newborns experience childbirth. We sat down with ...

  • Exclusive Tips to Successful Breastfeeding in Hong Kong | Interview with Top Expert

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    Rates of breastfeeding initiation have been on the rise in Hong Kong – more than 85% of women are now initiating breastfeeding. That being said, according to a 2017 Department of Health survey, at the six-month mark, 47% of Hong ...

  • Your Guide to Cord Blood Banking in Hong Kong | Public and Private Options

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    Are you considering cord blood banking? In Hong Kong you have two main choices if you wish to preserve your baby’s cord blood and your options entirely depend on whether you are having your baby in a public or private ...

  • Everything about Maternity Insurance in Hong Kong

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    If you choose to have your baby in a Hong Kong private hospital, a vaginal childbirth at standard room rates on Hong Kong Island can reach HK$70,000–$100,000 and an emergency C-section at private room rates can exceed HK$250,000 (these amounts ...

  • Your Guide to Birth Plans in Hong Kong

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    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. ...

  • The Complete 2019 Guide to Matilda Hospital 明德國際醫院

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    Looking to visit a private hospital in Hong Kong for shorter wait lines and more personalised options? Here is your comprehensive guide to Matilda Hospital 明德國際醫院 in Hong Kong.   What is Matilda International Hospital? Matilda International Hospital is a private hospital ...

  • Pregnancy After 35: Risks and How to Prevent Them

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    Age remains one of the most important factors influencing women fertility. Research shows that fertility declines steeply after age 35. However, with modern technology and medical knowledge the likelihood of getting pregnant after 35 is higher than before. The age at ...

  • What Every Woman Should Know About Her Pelvic Floor | From Pregnancy to Menopause

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    The pelvic floor refers to the muscles, ligaments, and tissues that stretch from the pubic bone to the base of the spine. Pregnancy and childbirth can damage its muscles and connective tissue, causing various kinds of inconvenient and uncomfortable symptoms. ...

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

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    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 ...

  • Pregnant and Your Baby Is in Breech Position? An Expert Guide to the ECV

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    A breech pregnancy or birth is when a baby is positioned or born bottom first, the preferred position being head first. It is said that around 3-5% of pregnant women in the last trimester have a breech baby. We asked ...

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