Zhang Rongrong (top right) with her five boys and two girls, aged from one to 14. Photo: Zhang Rongrong
Zhang Rongrong (top right) with her five boys and two girls, aged from one to 14. Photo: Zhang Rongrong

Chinese mum pays over US$150,000 to have ‘perfect’ seven kids, bucking country’s declining childbirth trend

  • Zhang Rongrong’s family paid the ‘social support fees’ – effectively fines – to give birth to seven babies under China’s two-child policy
  • A successful businesswoman, Zhang says the decision was not driven by gender preference, but because she hopes never to be alone

Knowledge |   Feminism in China
Zhang Rongrong (top right) with her five boys and two girls, aged from one to 14. Photo: Zhang Rongrong
Zhang Rongrong (top right) with her five boys and two girls, aged from one to 14. Photo: Zhang Rongrong
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