Recovering from one child: China's growing fertility problem

Updated 2101 GMT (0501 HKT) May 7, 2018

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Story highlights

  • China's total fertility rate is below what is needed to keep the population steady
  • A decision to allow married couples to have two children is behind a surge in demand for fertility treatment

Beijing (CNN)Xi Xiaoxin, 35, never thought that she would have trouble conceiving three years ago.