A newborn is weighed at a county hospital in Xiongan New Area, in China’s northern Hebei province. Gender-biased sex selection is often blamed for skewing the sex ratio at birth in China. Photo: Xinhua

Why Chinese preference for baby boys is so hard to change: deep-rooted traditions are not easy to shake off

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A newborn is weighed at a county hospital in Xiongan New Area, in China’s northern Hebei province. Gender-biased sex selection is often blamed for skewing the sex ratio at birth in China. Photo: Xinhua
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