WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2018 Issue 2 – Child Immune Fact Sheet (NEW!)

  • An overview of nutrients and foods important for immune health

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2018 Issue 1 – Mastitis Fact Sheet

  • An overview of science and caring tips for mastitis

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2017 Issue 4 – Vitamin D Fact Sheet

  • A fact sheet summarizing authority recommendations on vitamin D intake

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2017 Issue 3 – Choline Fact Sheet

  • A fact sheet supporting proper dietary intake of choline in different life stages with new science on its roles in brain and cognitive development

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2017 Issue 2 – Gut Microbiota Fact Sheet

  • A fact sheet on the physiological importance of the gut microbiota and influencing factors that impact on its composition

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2017 Issue 1 – DHA Fact Sheet

  • A fact sheet supporting proper dietary intake of DHA in different life stages

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2016 Issue 4 – All About Dietary Fiber

  • Daily dietary fiber intake calculator
  • New studies on health benefits of dietary fiber in different population groups

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2016 Issue 3 – Tips Handcard for Child Immunisation

  • Precautions and contraindications surrounding child immunisation
  • Potential nutrition interventions to help increase vaccine efficacy

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2016 Issue 2 – Nutrition During Lactation: What’s New?

  • A summary of nutritional recommendations during lactation from health authorities worldwide

WNSC Hong Kong Info Card 2016 Issue 1 – Cognitive Developmental Milestones for Children

  • A reference guide on multidirectional cognitive development for children aged up to 3 years
    • Emotional / social milestones
    • Language / communication milestones
    • Learning / thinking / problem-solving milestones
  • Red flags for cognitive developmental problem...
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Academic Activities

Scientific symposium – Critical connectivity: Assessing and supporting the development of brain and behaviour

Chairperson:

  • Dr Henry Au Yeung Cheuk-lun (Hong Kong)
Speakers:
  • Professor Weili Lin (USA)
  • Dr Daniel Chiu Cheung-shing (Hong Kong)
  • Dr Fanny Lam Wai-fan (Hong Kong)

The 28th International Congress of Pediatrics (IPA) (NEW!)

17-22 August 2016, Vancouver, Canada

Science Updates

Maternal omega-3 fatty acid status and early preterm birth (NEW!)

This is the first study to investigate if a low plasma omega-3 fatty acid status during pregnancy is associated with an elevated risk of early preterm birth, < 34 weeks of gestation.

Resources

Picky Eating eBook

Practical tips to overcome picky eating behaviours by Kate Di Prima, an accredited practicing dietitian specializing in Paediatrics and a spokesperson for the Dietitians Association of Australia. 

Growth Charts

The WHO Child Growth Standards were developed using data collected in the WHO Multicentre Growth Reference Study (MGRS)1.