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  1. Modern dilemma for modern mums Head go here head go here

    Posted Oct 21st 2007, 12:00am by Hazel Knowles

    ... 10 weeks after the birth of their babies. At 10 weeks, a baby is completely dependent on milk for nutrition, which means the mother returning to work has to face the decision of whether to switch to formula milk and the bottle or to try and continue with breast milk by expressing and bottling a supply when she is at work. It's a decision which often worries new mothers, says ...

  2. Helping new mums not just a job for carer

    Posted Aug 26th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mothers give it up for various reasons- some fear their milk isn't nutritious enough for their baby, some cannot endure the pain of larger breasts and mastitis. But I have learned to massage their breasts and instruct them on the correct way of feeding. I cook soups and nutritious dishes to help new mothers produce more milk. Usually a new mother has five or six meals a day, and babies need ...

  3. The truth about fish

    Posted Sep 30th 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... research has shown that breastfeeding increases a child's intelligence, and this has been attributed to the presence of DHA in breast milk. Standard infant formulas only contain trace amounts ...

  4. Letters

    Posted Oct 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... on the mother, as that hampers the effective removal of milk from the breast. Giving babies formula milk and feeding according to schedules may also cause low milk supply, as they limit the amount ... Hong Kong. M. Scully, Discovery Bay Red herrings in mother's milk The article 'Mother's milk', in the traditional Chinese medicine series (October 15), gives the impression ...

  5. Talkback

    Posted Jul 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... drinking water contains up to 200 times more fluoride than breast milk. As a result, a baby drinking fluoridated formula receives the highest dosage of fluoride among all age groups ... that 'infants less than one year old may be getting more than the optimal amount of fluoride if their primary source of nutrition is powdered or liquid infant formula mixed with water containing ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Oct 15th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million high-pressure marketing by baby-milk formula manufacturers ('Court upsets Unicef by lifting ban on adverts for baby milk powder', October 11). The ruling subverts attempts by UN child agency Unicef to persuade mothers to breastfeed. Marketing baby formula contributes to the deaths of thousands of infants worldwide each year. This is shameful behaviour by the US ...

  7. Brought down by bribes

    Posted May 30th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in order to charge patients more Some tragedies under Zheng's watch PAAG GEL Breast enlargement gel left at least 400 women in pain, in some cases causing permanent scars FAKE MILK POWDER Substandard powder killed 12 infants and left at least 200 with deformed limbs and swollen heads TOXIC INJECTIONS Fake Armillarisin A, used to treat liver and gastric ailments, blamed for at least 10 ...

  8. Nursing mothers decry lack of facilities

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... has a two-year-old son and a 10-month-old daughter, said she was forced to breastfeed her infants or prepare milk for them in public toilets. 'I am a full-time social worker ... It also said clean, private places where working mothers could pump their milk for use later should be provided in workplaces. In the survey, two-thirds blamed the lack of such facilities ...

  9. Infants toddle back in as pre-nursery classes reopen

    Posted Nov 10th 2007, 12:00am by Will Clem

    ... Will Clem Infants returned to the classrooms this week at a West Kowloon kindergarten after it received delayed registration as a child-care centre. Pre-nursery classes for under-threes at Parkview International Pre-school (Kowloon) were suspended last month after the Education Bureau discovered it had been operating before approval was given. The school opened at the beginning ...

  10. Addict sent to jail for ill-treating infant son

    Posted Aug 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong and Ng Kang-chung A young single mother who fed her infant son an antiseptic fluid before attempting to throw him off a bridge and then rushing into a busy road under ... Sin. She lifted the infant as if to throw him, but a passer-by stopped her. She then ran onto a road, where police caught her and was admitted to hospital. Burns were found on the boy's ...




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