Ren Yipeng has a busy schedule for a five-year-old. 'Yipeng brings back lots of homework from kindergarten, so it is usually around 11 o'clock when he goes to bed,' says his father, Ren Xingzhi.Sunday, 13 May, 2012, 12:00am
China has a long way to go before it achieves the standard recommended by the World Health Organisation last week in its first country-by-country report on premature births, a leading neonatal care expert says.6 May 2012 - 12:00am
Sleep deprivation is part of becoming a parent. Newborns have irregular sleep cycles that are shorter and lighter than adults. They cannot differentiate between day and night, and reaching slumber land is a skill that has to be learned.24 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
I am an only child born in the first wave of China's controversial one-child policy. From the minute I was born, I was inundated with attention from two loving parents and four doting grandparents.18 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Bumps to Babes is Hong Kong's first superstore for expectant mothers and parents of young children, with a range of products for youngsters up to the age of eight.
The store prides itself in being a one-stop shop, selling just about everything a parent and child may need for the early years.11 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
'I still think that having siblings is the best for children, but we decided against it,' said Joyce Ho Mei-yee, the mother of a five-year-old daughter.
Ho is also a full-time manager for the Hong Kong Federation of Women's Centres, which provides counselling and support for women.10 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Over-scheduling - filling a child's every waking moment with a planned activity - is a way of life in Hong Kong. Interestingly, this is not limited to dual-income families, in which parents think that it's better to have their children take a lesson and learn something tangible, than to leave them alone with a caregiver.25 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
I am writing refer to the article by Vanessa Yung ('Before babies hit the bottle', February 26).4 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
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Some months back we reviewed an app to take you through pregnancy. In a 'pregnancy' most would envy, several months later we have a fictional, for-the-sake-of-this-review, two-week-old baby called Miranda. We highlight that this is a fictional baby to reduce the e-mails of congratulations.28 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
Aware of the benefits of breastfeeding, Crystal Ching Wing-yi was keen to take that route when her daughter Sin-yu was born two months ago. She made two attempts on that first afternoon, but gave up because it was too painful.26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am