China Removes More Obstacles to Having Children – Wall Street Journal

BEIJING—Chinese officials are cutting some of the red tape surrounding childbirth in China now that the government is scrapping the one-child limit on families to let them have a second.

Chinese population planning officials said in a media briefing Monday that couples will no longer have to apply for official approval to have a child, whether for the first or second, and that, instead of imposing birth control methods, officials will allow people to choose for themselves. China also plans to make fertility services more…