*Beijing is staring a controversy in the face, but in one day the dumping of 21 dead infants in a river has turned from a horrific medical action to maybe it’s a cultural thing. NOT!!
According to the Associated Press, the Shandong province-based Qilu Evening News reported that hospitals normally ask the family to take dead infants.
Also, some rural families in China see the death of a young child as bad luck among some rural families, and the baby is abandoned or put in an unmarked grave. (more…)