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In China, signs that one-child policy may be coming to an end

People watch an infant go through swimming exercise at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

People watch an infant go through swimming exercise at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

People watch an infant go through swimming exercise at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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Infants undergo a daily medical examination at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Infants undergo a daily medical examination at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

Infants undergo a daily medical examination at a maternal and child health care hospital in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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A child walks on a swinging bridge at a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. Expectations are now high that China could relax the one-child policy, or even implement a universal two-child policy such as the one in Jiuquan. REUTERS/Stringer

A child walks on a swinging bridge at a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. Expectations are now high that China could relax the one-child policy, or even implement a universal two-child policy such as the one in Jiuquan....more

A child walks on a swinging bridge at a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. Expectations are now high that China could relax the one-child policy, or even implement a universal two-child policy such as the one in Jiuquan. REUTERS/Stringer
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A child gestures in a classroom of a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A child gestures in a classroom of a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

A child gestures in a classroom of a kindergarten in Wuhan, Hubei province, December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer
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