After Pregnancy

AFTER PREGNANCY HEALTH. KNOWLEDGE. POWER.

Learn more about postpartum health. 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 ...

  • The Complete Guide to Paternity Leave in Hong Kong

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    Important update: in her 2018 Policy Address on 10 October 2018, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, confirmed the Government’s intention to increase Hong Kong’s statutory paternity leave from 3 days to 5 days, as it had been ...

  • The Ultimate Guide to Maternity Leave in Hong Kong

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    Important update: in her 2018 Policy Address on 10 October 2018, the Chief Executive of Hong Kong, Carrie Lam, announced the Government’s intention to increase Hong Kong’s statutory maternity leave from 10 weeks to 14 weeks. The current maternity leave ...

  • 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 ...

  • From Birth Control to Cancer Protection | IUDs in Hong Kong

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    What if women could use a birth control device that would also protect them from cancer? That would be “hugely impactful” says obstetrician gynecologist Dr. Patrick Chan 陳世樂醫生. According to a recent study published in the American journal Obstetrics and ...

  • Returning to Work in Hong Kong: Your Postpartum Health

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    In a recent Australian study, researchers found that poor employment conditions can have a significant impact on the mental health of Australian mothers who return to work before their children have turned one. We know that workplaces in Hong Kong ...

  • After Your Maternity Leave in Hong Kong: Expert Tips

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    Financial and career pressure in Hong Kong means that many women cannot take maternity leave beyond the minimum they are entitled to. Trying to find the balance between a career, care of a young baby, the physical and mental recovery ...

  • Your Expert Guide to Postpartum In Hong Kong – Part 1

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    If you just had a baby, let us congratulate yourself on growing a human being inside your body for forty weeks! It’s an incredible feat, and absolutely normal to see changes from head to toe. In the short term (6 ...

  • Your Expert Guide to Postpartum In Hong Kong – Part 2

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    Postpartum health often goes like this: “it takes nine months to make changes and nine months to reverse them.” We’ve all heard it before. After the initial six weeks’ postpartum healing period, you’re left with a body that is familiar ...

  • The Best Breastfeeding Resources in Hong Kong

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    Whether you consider breastfeeding for just a few weeks or more than a year, arming yourself with knowledge and preparation is key to success. Here are the most helpful resources for expecting and new mothers in Hong Kong.     Breastfeeding preparation before ...

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