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Childhood

Mum knows best at well-stocked store

As one of Hong Kong's original baby superstores, Bumps to Babes offers a vast range of goods for expectant mothers, newborns, toddlers and children up to the age of eight. With more than 2,000 items in its Horizon Plaza outlet, parents are spoilt for choice.

Friday, 7 September, 2012, 11:08am

Tom Cruise to pay US$4.8m for daughter's child support

Holmes gets nothing but Cruise to pay child support

26 Aug 2012 - 10:21am

Relationships: reducing family tensions and stress

"My younger son's bad behaviour in school is driving me crazy. He is undisciplined, incapable of following rules, and has conflicts with his schoolmates and teachers," says Melinda, a perfectionist mother of two sons, aged 15 and six.

17 Aug 2012 - 2:09pm

Another milk formula brand fails iodine test

Another Japanese baby milk brand, Meiji, has been found to contain too little of the nutrient iodine, the Centre for Food Safety said yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Baby milk legislation to be speeded up

The government will speed up legislation to close loopholes that exempt baby food from nutrition-labelling rules in the wake of tests that showed two brands of Japanese baby formula lacked a nutrient vital to brain development.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:15pm

Parents warned on milk formula

Hong Kong health chiefs have urged parents not to feed their babies two brands of Japanese milk formula after they were found to lack the vital nutrient iodine.

The government is offering free check-ups for babies who have been fed the Wakodo and Morinaga brands to see if they suffer from iodine deficiency, which can harm the thyroid gland and affect brain function.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:14pm

Breastfeeding frenzy raises awareness

Hundreds of new mothers across the mainland participated in breastfeeding flash mobs to mark World Breastfeeding Week, which ends today.

The activities were held in more than 10 cities at the weekend, with an aim of raising what the organisers said was poor public awareness about breastfeeding.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:07pm

More breastfed, despite lack of policies to help

A growing number of Hong Kong mothers feel breast is best for raising their baby - but the city still lags behind its Asian counterparts in terms of policies and facilities to encourage breastfeeding, a new study has found.

29 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

Look uncle, here is a kindergarten

Wenzhou high-speed railway crash 'miracle girl' Yiyi, every time she passes a kindergarten with her uncle. Yiyi's family cannot find a kindergarten that will accept her

Make no mistake, this apartment was designed to kill whoever entered it

Aurora police chief on Batman massacre suspect James Holmes (above)

23 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

The science of nurturing

There's no shortage of home-grown parenting books in the stores. Most, however, tend to be lightweight self-help advice or memoirs. But six experts from local universities have banded together to produce a more authoritative Chinese-language parenting guide, Raising Children: Wisdom from Psychology.

22 Jul 2012 - 12:00am