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  1. Drug use during pregnancy on the rise, say doctors

    Posted Jul 25th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... in the New Territories West and Kowloon, with hospitals there admitting more than 20 pregnant women with drug problems every year. Chinese University psychiatry professor Dominic Lee Tak-shing said ... Patsy Moy Women taking drugs are becoming more irresponsible when they get pregnant, putting the lives of a growing number of newborns at risk, doctors and social workers say. More than ...

  2. Mother care

    Posted Oct 30th 2005, 12:00am by Jin Peh

    ... to difficulties with conception. If you are already pregnant, try to delay any renovation work involving hammering, drilling or knocking. If the work cannot be postponed, ensure you are not at home while it is being carried out. This also applies to moving furniture because it is possible to scratch and chip the walls. The Chinese believe the spirit of a foetus is already present in the house and any ...

  3. Pregnant PR chief's craving

    Posted Nov 16th 2005, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun Some women have food cravings while pregnant. PR maven Esther Ma Tin-wai itched to write a book. Instead of pickles and ice cream, the head of Prestique spent much of her maternity finishing a step-by-step guide, titled The A to Z of PR. As it turns out the book came out on November 7 and her daughter is due on Sunday. 'I got the idea while walking ...

  4. Pregnant Segments to tackle Witness

    Posted Nov 11th 2005, 12:00am by Alan Aitken

    ... Alan Aitken Classy mare lined up for the most daunting task at Sha Tin Classy Australian sprinting mare Segments will have a rare distinction if she gets here for the Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Sprint next month. Connections are keen for her to tackle Silent Witness and, if selected, she will most likely be the only pregnant runner in the field. Trained by one of the brightest ...

  5. Aids project targets pregnant women

    Posted Sep 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Hundreds of pregnant mainland women who risk passing HIV to their unborn babies will benefit from a drug programme organised by the China Aids Initiative. Aids scientist David Ho Dai-i, who directs the group, said that infected women who underwent the treatment reduced their chance of passing the virus to their babies from one-third to just 2 per cent. 'You can lower ...

  6. Pregnant asylum seeker arrested on ward

    Posted Sep 20th 2005, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Ravina Shamdasani A pregnant asylum seeker was arrested and detained with her family after receiving emergency treatment at a public hospital. Devi, whose real name cannot be revealed ... was then presented with a $10,000 bill. 'My husband showed them the UNHCR papers, but when he walked back to the ward, the nurse called the police,' said Devi, who is seven months pregnant ...

  7. Pregnancies later in life linked to disease risk

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Women who become pregnant later in life are at greater risk than younger new mothers of a condition that can cause cancer. Pregnant women older than 40 are five times more likely than those aged between 20 and 40 to develop an abnormal tissue growth in the placenta. Pregnant teenagers are twice as likely. The condition is known as hydatidiform mole, said Annie Cheung ...

  8. Pregnant pause

    Posted Sep 09th 2005, 12:00am by Simon Montlake

    ... conference that, yes, she was four months' pregnant. What made the story irresistible was not just the deception but the moral outrage. McIntosh, who is known for playing squeaky-clean roles ... 'I'm afraid that other girls will think it's normal because Mam thinks it's ok,' read one posting. Being pregnant does not appear to be a stumbling block for working women ...

  9. 'A lot of girls were pregnant by 13 or 14'

    Posted Sep 10th 2005, 12:00am by David Phair

    ... I loved home science and we learned skills such as cooking and 'mothercrafts' which were important as a lot of girls found themselves pregnant by 13 or 14. The drawback ...

  10. Finish line in sight for pregnant San San

    Posted May 27th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... with Flora Wu She might already be Hong Kong's only Olympic gold medallist, but Lee Lai-shan tells CitySeen her most triumphant moment won't arrive until August. Windsurfing champion San San is six-months' pregnant and says she doesn't care whether her child grows up to be an athlete. 'Everyone has their own personality- if she or he is quiet and enjoys ...




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