New parents pose with their baby at Richmond Hospital in a photo posted to Instagram by birth tourism operator, the Baoma Inn. There is no suggestion of wrongdoing by the Baoma Inn or its guests, with birth tourism perfectly legal in Canada. Photo: Instagram / Baoma Inn

Foreign births soar as local births drop at epicentre of Chinese maternity tourism in Canada, new statistics show

Newborns with non-resident mothers have risen 24 per cent in the past year and 59 per cent since 2015 at Richmond Hospital in British Columbia, where they now make up almost a quarter of all births

Topic |   Chinese overseas

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New parents pose with their baby at Richmond Hospital in a photo posted to Instagram by birth tourism operator, the Baoma Inn. There is no suggestion of wrongdoing by the Baoma Inn or its guests, with birth tourism perfectly legal in Canada. Photo: Instagram / Baoma Inn
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