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  • A Complete Guide to The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong

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    The Family Planning Association of Hong Kong (FPAHK) is a non-profit organization providing sexual and reproductive health services, education, training and resources, advocacy and communications. It also offers research and studies to the community of Hong Kong. FPAHK plays a major ...

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

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    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 杜堅能醫生 to define ...

  • Complete 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 a 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 ...

  • Your Guide to In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) in Hong Kong | Public and Private Options & Costs

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    According to The Council on Human Reproductive Technology, in Hong Kong an estimated one in six couples have difficulty conceiving. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is an assisted reproductive treatment and it is the most well-known for infertility related issues.   If you ...

  • 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 Complete Guide to Egg Freezing in Hong Kong

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    Not 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 ...

  • Pregnant, Working Moms in Hong Kong: Do You Know Your Maternity Rights?

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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. Hong Kong’s current maternity ...

  • Your Guide to IVF and 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 ...

  • How to Cope with the Emotional Stress of Fertility Problems

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    The inability to become pregnant is often associated to one of the most distressing life crises for women and couples. Struggling with infertility can cause tremendous pain and if you are feeling sad, anxious, depressed or isolated, you are not ...

  • In Sickness & In Health: Pre-marital Body Checks in Hong Kong

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    You’ve got the ring, you’ve set the date, the wedding invitations are in the mail. But have you done a pre-marriage body check? When you’re committing to a life ‘in sickness and in health’, it makes sense to really understand ...

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