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  1. News - Hong Kong

    Powerful family pressure on women to have children

    Posted Nov 20th 2012, 04:42pm by Stephen Quinn

    ... is the most important thing in their life, yet Hong Kong is one of five of Asia's most prosperous nations with the lowest fertility rates in the world. The others are Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan. Hong Kong's fertility rate is 1.1, well below the replacement rate of 2.1. The report was commissioned by Merck Serono company, a world leader in fertility treatment, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1086706/powerful-family-pressure-women-have-children
  2. Scrapping the one-child policy won't boost China's birth rate

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... They are certainly right that China's fertility rate is low. In the late 1960s, the average woman could expect to bear six children over the course of her lifetime. By 2010, that number had plunged ... of Beijing's draconian family planning laws. What's more, in the 10 years following the policy's introduction, the fertility rate barely changed. As a result, it is clear that those who blame ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1006665/scrapping-one-child-policy-wont-boost-chinas-birth-rate
  3. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH BITES

    Health bites

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 12:00am by JEANETTE WANG

    ... week in the journal Fertility and Sterility. A choc to the system The roots of chocolate temptation lies in an unexpected part of the brain previously linked with movement, according to new ... the researchers note that the greatest and most progressive decline has been in developed countries, and more must be done to reduce anaesthetic mortality rates in developing countries. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1046081/health-bites
  4. Lifestyle - Health - APP OF THE WEEK

    App of the Week: Ladytimer Period and Ovulation Calendar

    Posted Jan 01st 2013, 12:00am by Katie McGregor

    ... Katie McGregor healthpost@scmp.com Fertility at your fingertips Ladytimer Period and Ovulation Calendar HK $23 Rating 9/10   There are two approaches to getting pregnant: either get on top of the maths to pinpoint your fertile period, or take the "shock and awe" approach and practise baby-making on a daily basis. If you want to take the mathematical approach, then this iPhone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1116621/app-week-ladytimer-period-and-ovulation-calendar
  5. 'One child' cruel and unnecessary

    Posted Jul 29th 2012, 12:00am

    ... been done without coercion and its likely abandonment in the not-too-distant future will do little or nothing to raise the nation's languishing fertility rate. Lurid stories of forced ... government campaigns. Take Hong Kong and Singapore, which both saw steep falls in fertility even under colonial regimes loathe to take on issues like family values. Singapore's fertility rate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1008044/one-child-cruel-and-unnecessary
  6. Family planning

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... In the 21st century, low fertility and its impact on slowing population growth have become a great concern of governments in many parts of the developed world. A total fertility rate ... Kong has one of the lowest total fertility rates in the world, at 1.04 per woman. The decline in fertility has been shown to be related to the substantial decrease in the proportion of married ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/999372/family-planning
  7. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    New techniques in IVF

    Posted Nov 13th 2012, 12:00am by Eileen Aung-Thwin

    ... of an incubator, but also features a time-lapse camera that captures the development of embryo. In other words, fertility specialists such as Leong can now observe the division rate of the cells ... for about 48 hours while cells start to divide. At the end of two days, the fertility specialist would select "good" embryos for implantation into Patsy's womb. But the embryos ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/health/article/1080856/new-techniques-ivf
  8. Take the bath less travelled at King Herod's secret spa

    Posted Feb 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Pool's paradise Evason Ma'In Hot Springs Ma'In, Jordan www.sixsenses.com/evason-ma-in Rates: Double rooms available from US$250 per night Getting there Evason Ma'In Hot Springs ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/993486/take-bath-less-travelled-king-herods-secret-spa
  9. Rich have traditional values on childbirth

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... the richest 22 per cent of the city's population. The poll aimed to examine the issue of the city's low birth rate and the difficulties parents face in raising children here- even for the most affluent families. Hong Kong has the third-lowest birth rate in the world, ahead of Macau and Singapore, but behind Taiwan. Half of the respondents in the Post survey do not have children, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/997931/rich-have-traditional-values-childbirth
  10. Abortions fear over hospital closure threat

    Posted May 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lower Albert Road hospital is widely used because of its competitive rates. But its landlord, the Hong Kong Anglican Church, wants to redevelop the site. It means the hospital is likely ... cent said they had an illegal abortion in Hong Kong. The city used to have one of the highest abortion rates in the world, with 29 per cent of babies conceived aborted in 2001, but the number ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/1000229/abortions-fear-over-hospital-closure-threat

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