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Report: China’s Infertility Rate Rising Faster than Expected

The South China Morning Post on Thursday quoted Chinese biologists, maternity doctors, and political advisers saying that Chinese infertility rates increased much faster than expected over the past decade, making it harder to pull out of the demographic crisis that was caused in part by China’s draconian “One Child Policy” population controls.

A couple pushes their child in a stroller between bicycles at a busy intersection in Beijing on June 2, 2021, days after China announced it would allow couples to have three children. (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP) (Photo by GREG BAKER/AFP via Getty Images)