Whenever babies feel hungry, mothers are encouraged to breastfeed their baby in a nearby clean area, provided especially for their comfort. And the lack of breastfeeding facilities is found to be a reason for mothers to stop breastfeeding. Indeed, it is easy to set up a babycare room for mothers to nurse their babies. It needs:
- a clean, private, multi-purpose space (not a toilet) with a table and comfortable chair to breastfeed or express milk and an electric outlet in order to pump milk as necessary.
- a sink, soap, water, and paper towels nearby for cleaning hands and equipment.
Below are the lists of the public babycare facilities in Hong Kong: