Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina
Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina

China's birth defects blamed on pollution, unhealthy living

Incidence of problems in newborns has nearly doubled in 15 years and experts say environment and unhealthy lifestyle choices are the culprits

Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina
Parents tend their babies in a crowded hospital. About 16 million babies are born on the mainland every year. Photo: Imaginechina
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