Feeding a toddler can sometimes feel like playing a game of Battleships. You sink one problem but then along comes another to blast you out of the water.Monday, 17 September, 2012, 9:23am
Worried parents rushed to government health clinics to register for free check-ups yesterday after the government announced that two Japanese infant formula brands did not meet international health standards for iodine content.15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm
Frustrated at being unable to find the baby supplies she required, new mother Clarissa Becker started online portal www.babycentral.com.hk three years ago to help fellow mums in need.8 Apr 2012 - 12:00am
Young children are drinking too much milk, raising the chances of obesity and an unbalanced diet, a government survey shows.
The problem had to do with parents' practice of feeding older babies milk in bottles, and their misconceptions that milk formula provided enough nutrients, researchers of the survey said, advising an early start on solid food instead.15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am
Breastfeeding is a public health issue. For the health of all mothers and babies, it should be regarded as the norm, and should not have to compete with the commercial promotion of breastmilk substitutes and artificial feeding.23 Feb 2012 - 12:00am
It's official - my brain has gone to mush. My vocabulary is shrinking and now all that my baby-addled brain is thinking about is mushed apple, mushed carrot, mushed banana and mushed courgette.1 Jan 2012 - 12:00am
Ella's Kitchen Organic Baby Food
120g for HK$18.50, ThreeSixty
Organic pears, peas and broccoli are pureed to a smooth paste that goes down easy and tastes great. Mix with chopped protein, fruit or veg for a meal, or eat alone as a snack.
Verdict: A great way to get your child - from four months onwards - to eat greens.27 Dec 2011 - 12:00am
Arish is Magul Naseem's third child, but the first one to force the 27-year-old Afghan mother to get admitted to the emergency nutrition ward of the Indira Gandhi Children's Hospital in Kabul.20 Aug 2005 - 12:00am
In separate incidents, a newborn is found unconscious after milk feeding and an infant dies after gagging on juice
A 10-day-old boy died after apparently choking on milk at his home in Lok Ma Chau yesterday.
Separately a two-year-old boy died in Causeway Bay, reportedly after choking on orange juice.4 Aug 2004 - 12:00am
I would like to add a few points to the debate on public breast-feeding.
A breast-feeding mother no more desires to display her breasts than an adult diner desires to display his tonsils.12 Nov 2002 - 12:00am
I write in response to Ines Noe- Moult's letter headlined 'Breast-feeding mothers need better facilities' (South China Morning Post, September 26).
On behalf of Great Food Hall, I would like to apologise for the misunderstanding that occurred between Ms Noe-Moult and two employees with regard to her breast-feeding in the Piazza.28 Sep 2002 - 12:00am
Amidst the current publicity surrounding breast-feeding in Hong Kong, I wish to publicise my very disappointing experience at Chek Lap Kok Airport recently.
On July 16, I went to meet some houseguests at the airport and needed to feed my baby.28 Jul 1999 - 12:00am
A hard-hitting advertising campaign showing baby bottles and milk formulas being destroyed to promote breast-feeding is to run in MTR stations.16 Jul 1999 - 12:00am
Health experts are to demand controls on companies marketing baby milk formula.
They say 48 countries, including the mainland, have rules or laws regulating promotion of breast milk substitutes.29 Jun 1999 - 12:00am
Health workers have called on manufacturers of baby milk products to stop advertising in hospitals and doctors' waiting rooms and clinics.
They say the practice is illegal in many other countries.
They also say the manufacturers regularly distribute discount coupons which violate a World Health Organisation code designed to promote breastfeeding.21 Jun 1999 - 12:00am