Around 1,700 couples in Shanghai have received approval for a second child. This occurrence comes after Shanghai recently relaxed the one child policy on March 1st of this year. The requirement for the second child approval in this case is that at least one of the spouses in the relationship must be an only child. The Shanghai Health and Family Planning Commission stated that couples who’s first child is a female are more likely to apply for a second child. Of those who applied, the range of the age of females was from 22 to 45 with the average age being 33. The range of the age of male applicants was 23 to 54 with an average age of 35.
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