Baby dream costs a young Chinese mother her life, sparks internet debate

Like millions of other Chinese women, Wu Ying wanted to have a baby. She ended up paying for that irresistible urge with her life.
Doctors had warned the 25-year-old that giving birth could put her life in jeopardy because of her history of heart disease.
But when she looked at her friends’ children, Wu was determined to be a mother.
“I am clearly aware of the risk,” she said. “But I’d like to take a gamble on it.”
In May 2017, the dream came true. Wu gave…

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