Air pollution in Hong Kong and pregnancy: are you at risk?

Expats that come from cleaner parts of the world might notice that air pollution in Hong Kong affects their health in many ways. You might be experiencing skin problems, breathing problems or headaches and dizziness. These are the short term effects of air pollution exposure but are there any risks to pregnant women? Can such …

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C-section deliveries in Hong Kong: information for expectant mothers

Instances of c-section deliveries have been increasing around the world. The Dominican Republic ranks the highest in terms of c-section rates at 56.4%, while China tops the Asia region with 47% of its births being delivered by caesarean. While debate continues as to what an appropriate and healthy rate of c-section births is, the reason …

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5 tips for finding the right pregnancy insurance in Hong Kong

When you’re looking for pregnancy insurance, you can’t go wrong with the expert advice from Pacific Prime Hong Kong. We’ve previously written about what it is, what it covers and why we need it – but what about some tips for when you’re looking for it? This article will give you the top five tips …

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Childbirth insurance: What is it, what does it cover, and why do we need it?

Childbirth insurance, commonly referred to as maternity insurance, has helped a great number of expecting parents in Hong Kong. The excitement of bringing a new life into the world is also a road fraught with health related risks and complications that can add undue stress to a pregnancy. When you’re thinking of getting pregnant, childbirth …

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