Mothers breastfeed their children as part of a World Breastfeeding Week event in Kwun Tong in July 2017. While the World Health Organisation recommends infants be exclusively breastfed for six months, the restricted maternity leave available to Hong Kong mothers who work outside the home means this milestone is hard to achieve. Photo: Dickson Lee

Why maternity leave in Hong Kong still has a long way to go before new mothers can cheer

Topic |   Parenting: newborns to toddlers

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Mothers breastfeed their children as part of a World Breastfeeding Week event in Kwun Tong in July 2017. While the World Health Organisation recommends infants be exclusively breastfed for six months, the restricted maternity leave available to Hong Kong mothers who work outside the home means this milestone is hard to achieve. Photo: Dickson Lee
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