Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua
Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua

China’s big baby bump puts the squeeze on hospitals and pregnant women

Relaxation of the one-child policy is increasing competition for delivery spots in the country’s major cities

Topic |   China's population
Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua
Medical staff hold a newborn baby boy at a hospital in Beijing. The relaxation of the one-child policy is adding to demand for hospital beds in some Chinese cities. Photo: Xinhua
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