We are the professional medical team in Prenatal,
Postpartum, and Lactation Support
Hong Kong Hearts Lactation and Vaccination Medical Centre provides a supportive, inclusive, safe, and stress-free space to facilitate breastfeeding. You may visit our medical centre or enquire via our online gateway for a one-on-one appointment to solve all of your enquiries about lactation. Our health professionals will guide you in achieving an optimal and efficient breastfeeding. Our medical team would assess from all respects, including infant tongue assessment and maternal lactation factors, to deliver a unique care plan based on your needs and breastfeeding goals. To further support lactation, our Breast Massage Therapists are available to provide the breast message therapy on home visits or upon arrival.
Our Lactation Professional Team
Our Registered Midwife will provide all support you need during the pregnancy, childbirth and postnatal period. We will step-by-step walk you through the whole journey of becoming a mother so you don’t have to worry about what comes next. We provide continual holistic care from prenatal education, T21 blood test, childbirth support to postnatal care.
Registered MidwifeInternational Board of Certified
International Board of Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) is a worldwide recognised qualification and the highest professional qualification in lactation support. Our IBCLC has gone through at least 1,000 hours of clinical breastfeeding experience, studies on theories, a rigorous exam and recertification every 5 years under the regulation of the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE). Until April 2020, there are only 261 IBCLCs in Hong Kong. Our IBCLC is highly experienced, trained, qualified and knowledgeable in everything about lactation, and obliged to work according to the Code of Professional Conduct. As an important member in our lactation medical team, our IBCLC works with mothers, families and babies to help with both basic and complex breastfeeding challenges to help mothers and babies breastfeed.
Our Registered Nurses are professionals in lactation counselling and have equipped with the necessary skills, knowledge, and attitudes to provide clinical breastfeeding counselling and management support to the families who have decided to breastfeed their children or who have encountered questions or problems about breastfeeding and lactation.
Our Registered Dietitian (APD) provides individualized nutrition advice and meal plan on the basis of a balanced diet approach through personalized nutrition consultation. As every mom has her unique nutrition needs and there is no one-size-fit-all solution, every nutrition plan is customized for the client with consideration on their health status, lifestyle, eating habit, and nutrition needs. With the use of scientific evidence and food knowledge, our dietitian would deliver practical guidance to optimize your everyday nutrition intake in order to promote maternal health and foetal growth at pregnancy.
We are your trusted life partner and medical consultant in vaccination
Alongside with our lactation services, Hong Kong Hearts is also specialized to provide our patients with the most caring and professional vaccination experiences and services. Patients can be stress free as they will be taken care by our professional team on planning the immunization schedule for both themselves and their child. Our team will also educate patients with the right immunization information and provide well round support at any time before and after their arrival to our clinic.
Our Vaccination Professional Team
General Practitioner/Family Doctor
Our General Practitioner will provide consultations regarding prenatal, postpartum, infant and baby health issues and are responsible to ensure our vaccination services are operating with a guidance code referencing to WHO guidelines. Our General Practitioner will also verify each of our patient’s medical record and prescribe vaccination plans and drugs according to their needs.
Our Registered Nurses will follow our guidance code to verify the vaccination plans that are prescribed by our practitioners, and verify the name, expiry date and lot. no. of the vaccines before vaccination. Besides, our nurses are responsible for patient education, awareness raising and public advocacy related to the importance of immunisation and also assisting individuals in the management of their immunisation schedules.
Our dispensers will ensure that all medicines and vaccines dispensed are checked against the prescription. They will also verify the refrigerated vaccines are stored at the appropriate temperature and maintain the temperature control record/logbook and will be responsible to maintain an accurate detailed record of all dispensing transactions.
Postpartum Care Services
Our Registered Chiropractor (Certificate of Registration, Chiropractors Council of Hong Kong) is a primary care doctor who specializes in spinal health and well-being. We focus on the prevention, diagnosis and conservative care of spine-related disorders and other painful joint issues. Chiropractic care reduces pain, increase movement and improve physical performance through non-drug and non-surgical treatment. Perinatal neuromusculoskeletal assessment and therapy are provided for the best health outcome pre and post pregnancy.
Our Psychiatrists is a medical doctor with the expertise in taking care of perinatal mental health well-being. They assess all of the mental and physical symptoms to make a diagnosis and work with the clients to develop a management plan for your treatment and recovery. They can provide psychological treatment, prescribe medications and perform clinical procedures to tackle pregnancy related mental health issues, such as postnatal depression, perinatal OCD and postpartum psychosis.
Our registered dietitian (APD) carefully assess the health status, lifestyle and nutrition needs specific to the clients through personalized nutrition consultation. Postnatal nutrition consultation not only helps in weight management but also lifelong health enhancement. Our dietitian understands our client’s health goal, therefore, is committed to delivering practical and evidence-based guidance that helps our clients achieve their nutrition goals in individualized pace of progress.
Our cutting-edge online gateway provides the protocols for lifelong healthcare management. Currently, our health tracking system can empower our patients with more control over their health data, as well as facilitate lifelong health management with the use of electronic health records in follow-up health assessment and evaluation. Our medical team can monitor the health parameters such as blood glucose levels, blood pressure and more, besides, keep track of the medical history.