This undated photo shows fathers-to-be learning how to take care of babies at Shijiazhuang Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital in Hebei province. (PHOTO/XINHUA)
BEIJING - The Chinese authorities on Tuesday introduced a raft of policies for prenatal and postnatal support, focusing on reducing the burdens on families, in a bid to promote balanced long-term population development.
The supporting measures include better maternal care services and public-benefit childcare services
The supporting measures include better maternal care services and public-benefit childcare services, improved maternity and parental leave policies, preferential policies on housing and taxation, and the fostering of fertility-friendly workplaces, according to a guideline released by the National Health Commission in collaboration with 16 other departments.
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