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The Baby-Friendly e-Newsletter – Freshly Served

Baby Friendly Watch We are honoured to invite Dr Annie Fok Oi-ling, FHKAM(Paediatrics), the BFMCHC Co-ordinator from the Family Health Service of the Department of Health, to write an article: "A Journey to the Designation of Baby-Friendly Maternal and Child Health Centres"


Revised Charges for Designation of Baby-Friendly Health Facilities in Hong Kong

The documents on the logistics of designation of Baby-Friendly Hospitals and Maternal and Child Health Centres have been revised mainly on the fees charged for the various stages of designation.


Professional “Peiyue” (Breastfeeding) Certificate Course 2020 (Apr) – Cancelled

Course Introduction The role of “Peiyue” is particularly influential in new mothers’ success in breastfeeding or otherwise. Experienced trainers have been invited to provide a 20-hour training course, which will equip “Peiyue” with the most up-to-date breastfeeding knowledge and information about community resources. It aims to provide them with proper... Read More


Graduates of the Professional Peiyue (Breastfeeding) Certificate Course who have been awarded “Certificate of Passing”

Graduates of the Professional Peiyue (Breastfeeding) Certificate Course who have been awarded “Certificate of Passing” are listed in the below link:


World Breastfeeding Week 2019 – Annual Survey Report

Since 1992, we conduct survey on local hospitals’ practices of the “Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding” every year. Below is the result of the latest survey (2019) based on the self-appraisal by 19 local hospitals with maternity units. (Please click here for the previous reports of the annual survey.) Ten... Read More