Fertility-related Health Articles

Baby on the brain or just interested in learning more about fertility? Find out more here.

Postive pregnancy test

Wondering If You Are pregnant? Early Signs You Should Look For

Do you have a suspicion you might be pregnant? Of course, the best way to tell is a pregnancy test, but both at-home and physician-ordered tests only start to show results four weeks after your last period or two weeks after conception. If you miss a period or experience these symptoms, it’s best to take… Read More

10 Most Common Fertility Myths Doctors Hear

In Hong Kong, more and more couples start a family later in life, increasing their chances of experiencing fertility issues. According to the Council on Human Reproductive Technology, from 2009 to 2016, the number of couples receiving fertility treatment in Hong Kong doubled, reaching 11,000 couples in 2016.   There are a lot of myths… Read More

Couple facing fertility problems

Your Guide to Fertility Treatments in Hong Kong

The first thing to know about assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in Hong Kong is that only legally married couples – not same sex couples – are able to access these services. Consent from both partners is required. The great divide between the public and private providers when looking at accessing fertility services is costs, waiting… Read More

Blossoming trees

Infertility Treatments in Hong Kong | The Basics of IVF, IUI and PGD

Perhaps you’re considering going to a fertility clinic or maybe you’re already seeing a fertility specialist. Regardless, the fertility jargon can be hard to wrap your head around. We spoke to Obstetrics and Gynecology specialist Dr. Alexander Doo to define some basic fertility-related terms.     Fertility diagnostics Natural cycle monitoring Cycle monitoring is often… Read More

Asian lady standing against the wall

Your Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong | What Women Need to Know About Preserving Their Fertility

No quite ready to have children yet but worried about your future fertility? Whether you are focused on your career or haven’t found the right partner, egg freezing – oocyte cryopreservation – preserves a woman’s eggs so she can try to conceive at a later date. Healthy Matters brings you a complete guide to egg… Read More

Two IUDs

From Birth Control to Cancer Protection | IUD Health Benefit

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. According to a recent study published in the American journal Obstetrics and Gynecology, IUDs may protect against cervical cancer.   As explained by Dr. Chan, today there are… Read More

Legs of couple on the beach

Your Guide to Post-Pregnancy Birth Control in Hong Kong

Newborn care is far from easy but luckily it gets easier after a couple of weeks (or months) once you and your baby get used to this new life. As things settle in, you and your partner can finally resume the most intimate aspects of your relationship. As you may not be thinking of having another baby yet, let us help… Read More

Show Buttons
Hide Buttons