A peasant woman gave birth to three girls and one boy
China has been following a strict demographic policy within the past 20 years that stipulates that each family may have one baby only. However, recently a 27-year-old woman gave birth to four babies at once.
Beijing mass media reported on Friday that the happy event occurred in the province of Jiangxi about a month ago. The peasant woman gave birth to three girls and one boy. ITAR-TASS reports that the babies had low birth weight and had to undergo intensive therapy.
Medical treatment of the babies and the woman reached 54 thousand yans ($6.5 thousand). Doctors of the hospital where the act of delivery took place covered a great part of the family's spending on the medical treatment.