Zhao Xingqiu poses with her husband and baby in front a baby products shop in Beijing last week. Zhao, a 27-year-old office worker, said she does not plan to have a second child. Photo: Reuters
Zhao Xingqiu poses with her husband and baby in front a baby products shop in Beijing last week. Zhao, a 27-year-old office worker, said she does not plan to have a second child. Photo: Reuters
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Zhao Xingqiu poses with her husband and baby in front a baby products shop in Beijing last week. Zhao, a 27-year-old office worker, said she does not plan to have a second child. Photo: Reuters
Zhao Xingqiu poses with her husband and baby in front a baby products shop in Beijing last week. Zhao, a 27-year-old office worker, said she does not plan to have a second child. Photo: Reuters
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