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China families lukewarm about easing of one-child policy

Many Chinese families have been less than enthusiastic about the partial relaxation of the one-child policy, choosing to stick with one child, often for practical and economic reasons.


WHEN China announced that it was relaxing its one-child policy in late 2013, marketing director Kang Lu chatted with her husband about whether they wanted a second baby. "But given our current circumstances, we quickly abandoned the idea," she said. "It wasn't a tough decision."