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"
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Breastfeeding
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Breastfeeding –from World Health Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/question-and-answers-hub/q-a-detail/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-breastfeeding Q&A Can COVID-19 be passed through breastfeeding? Transmission of active COVID-19 (virus that can cause infection) through breast milk and breastfeeding has not been detected to date. There is no reason to avoid or stop breastfeeding. In communities... Read More
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.
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: https://www.babyfriendly.org.hk/en/pei-yue-graduate/
World Breastfeeding Week 2018 Celebration Event (26 July 2018)
World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) is celebrated annually in the first week of August in more than 170 countries, aiming to bring worldwide awareness of protecting, promoting and supporting breastfeeding. The theme for this year is “Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life”. Breastfeeding offers the finest and the most natural nutrition for babies,... Read More