China's New Baby Boom


As China has given up is one-child policy  and is allowing families to have a second child , more and more parents are using frozen embryos to fulfil this wish. In many cases women have to undergo fertility treatment to have another child.



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  • at an advantage = here: they have better chances than others
  • average = here: not too good and not too bad
  • blessing = here: something that happens with the help of God
  • conceive = when a woman becomes pregnant and expects a baby
  • desperate = if you really want to have something
  • embryo = an unborn baby
  • fall back on = here: to use
  • fertility treatment = you help a woman have a baby by  giving her special chemicals
  • fuss = excitement, attention
  • gift = present
  • immediately = at once
  • imminent = very soon
  • in-laws = the relatives you get when you marry
  • miracle = wonder
  • novelty = not usual, something new
  • one child policy = the government says that a family is only allowed to have one child
  • petridish = small flat plate, which scientists use for experiments
  • policy = the way  a country deals with a certain topic
  • thrilled = excited, very happy
  • ultrasound scan = you get a picture of something inside your body, by listening to sounds
  • viable = here: if they can survive