Women nurse children in Hong Kong to mark World Breastfeeding Week in August 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
Women nurse children in Hong Kong to mark World Breastfeeding Week in August 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
Melissa Stevens
Opinion

Opinion

Lunar by Melissa Stevens

To really encourage breastfeeding, Hong Kong needs a better maternity leave policy

  • It cannot be disputed that the adoption of breastfeeding in Hong Kong is tied to the duration of maternity leave, which now stands at 14 weeks
  • As anyone who has nursed will tell you, it can take significant time and effort to breastfeed successfully

Women nurse children in Hong Kong to mark World Breastfeeding Week in August 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
Women nurse children in Hong Kong to mark World Breastfeeding Week in August 2017. Photo: Dickson Lee
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