Is using your smartphone while breastfeeding bad for the bond with your baby? New Hong Kong mothers say it is not a problem and the smartphone stops them feeling isolated. Photo: Alamy

Should women text while breastfeeding? Why not, say Hong Kong mothers angered by doctor’s put-down

  • Australian doctor Harry Nespolon caused outrage when he said texting while breastfeeding risked damaging the mother/baby bond
  • Hong Kong mothers say that asking for advice and staying connected is important and he is being judgmental
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Is using your smartphone while breastfeeding bad for the bond with your baby? New Hong Kong mothers say it is not a problem and the smartphone stops them feeling isolated. Photo: Alamy
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The interior of Fivelements at Times Square in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. The design is fluid, with plenty of curves, wood and muted natural colours. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Three things that make Hong Kong wellness centre Fivelements stand out in a crowded market

  • Lifestyle company’s space in Causeway Bay feels like a secret sanctuary. It promises to ‘create the space for life transformation’. We see what makes it special
  • A soundscape room helps you seriously decompress, a plant-based menu helps you eat your way to good health, and tea drinking becomes a form of meditation
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The interior of Fivelements at Times Square in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. The design is fluid, with plenty of curves, wood and muted natural colours. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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