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Stay up to date with Hong Kong's latest news and trends on pregnancy.
  • Haircare in Pregnancy | What’s Safe?

    Hair coloring tools and products

    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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Pregnant and Obstetrician | Exclusive Interview with Dr. Zara Chan

    Family picture 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 ...

  • Complementary Medicines Before Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

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    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 ...

  • Your Guide to Birth Plans in Hong Kong

    Pregnant lady with notebook and ultrasound photos

    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 – ...

  • Complementary Medicines During Pregnancy | Chiropractic, Osteopathy & Naturopathy

    Pregnant lady holding flowers

    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 ...

  • Pregnancy Pampering, Safely

    Pregnant lady being pampered

    When you’re expecting, it’s important to keep your morale up and stress levels down, and we can think of few better ways to do so than to get in a little “me” time now and then! Getting pampered can take many ...

  • Having Twins (or more!) in Hong Kong

    Newborn twins wrapped in a green blanket

    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 ...

  • Maternity: Going Down The “Half-Half” Route

    Asian pregnant woman sitting on her bed

    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 ...

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