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China Reverses Planned Surrogacy Ban to Encourage More Births

January 1 marks the official end of China's one-child policy that for 36 years has forced couples to limit their offspring to slow the country's population growth. Last week Chinese authorities also decided to drop a plan to ban surrogate motherhood. Now aspiring parents can seek the help of Chinese women to act as surrogate mothers to gestate and give birth to their children. If China had banned surrogacy, only those Chinese wealthy enough to hire surrogates overseas, in...

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