An official report on Hong Kong’s fertility rates released last December showed a declining trend over the past nearly four decades. Photo: Edmond So
An official report on Hong Kong’s fertility rates released last December showed a declining trend over the past nearly four decades. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong’s shortage of births goes from bad to worse as Covid-19 health risks deter women from having babies

  • It’s hard to think about starting a family now, but experts say women must mind their body clock
  • Having a baby remains a personal choice, but ‘vaccinated women don’t need to wait to conceive’

An official report on Hong Kong’s fertility rates released last December showed a declining trend over the past nearly four decades. Photo: Edmond So
An official report on Hong Kong’s fertility rates released last December showed a declining trend over the past nearly four decades. Photo: Edmond So
READ FULL ARTICLE