Many countries have attempted to battle this issue, but none as intensely as China. Of the 4, infants admitted to the Paris hospital that same year, 2, were dead within the first three months.
In a study from the University of Texas, the rate of infanticide for twins was found to be almost double the rate for singletons. If both individuals in a couple come from single child home, they too may be allowed to produce two children KishoreD.
That is: we stopped killing our babies only when we started having fewer of them.
This reality that many grow up with is, unfortunately, not a universal phenomenon. This policy was designed to reduce crowding and to maintain a stable economy.