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  1. China's National Bureau of Statistics is expected to release official total birth figures for

    Commentary: Who does more housework may shape whether couples have a second child

    Gender inequality is contributing to low fertility, particularly in East Asian countries, says Mary C Brinton at Harvard University.
  2. Wimbledon

    American Melichar relishes making Fed Cup debut against country of birth

    American Nicole Melichar expects to have mixed feelings when she makes her Fed Cup debut in this weekend's final against the Czech Republic - the ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Pippa Middleton and her new husband James Matthews smile following their wedding ceremo

    Royal sister-in-law Pippa Middleton gives birth to her first child

    Pippa Middleton, younger sister of Britain's Duchess of Cambridge, has given birth to her first child, a boy.
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    Venezuelan mothers-to-be head to Brazil to give birth

  5. Irene, 23, a Venezuelan woman from Santa Elena city, holds her six-day-old baby Ashlei at a materni

    Pregnant Venezuelan women going to Brazil to give birth

    Expecting Venezuelan women are leaving their country due to lack of prenatal care, medicine and diapers and giving birth across the border in ...
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    Commentary: A demographic deficit emerges, as global fertility rates decline

    Around the world, fertility rates are reaching below replacement levels, a problem apparent in developed countries, amidst shrinking workforces ...
  7. Britain's "three-parent baby" fertility treatments

    Commentary: Number of births in the US lowest in 30 years but nothing alarming there

    The US's drop in fertility is not a cause for gloom as decline could be attributed to positive factors, says one demographer who studies fertility ...
  8. Tokyo baby panda

    'It's a girl!': Tokyo zoo announces baby panda's sex

    A baby panda recently born in Japan is a girl, a Tokyo zoo said Friday (Jun 23), adding that the little cub appeared to be in good health.
  9. Japan birth rate population baby file photo

    Births in Japan hit record low of fewer than one million in 2016

    The number of births in Japan hit a historic low in 2016, dipping below 1 million for the first time, a worrying sign for a country suffering from ...