Birth defects rise from lack of tests

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... a lack of pre-marital physical checks and pollution have pushed the number of Beijing babies with birth defects to 1.6 percent this year, twice as many as 10 years ago.

... the ... reason for the increasing rate of birth defects is that couples do not have pre-marital physical examinations.

... Although the examination is free ... public participation is generally low ...

Melissa Maimann, Essential Birth Consulting 0400 418 448