Mrs.Lee, a expectant mother with second child, is expected to give birth. She decided to under go a cesarean section due to her advanced age. Days before, she made an appointment in Zhongshan Hospital of TCM and completed hospital formalities in a few minutes.
It is understood that after the introduction of the “comprehensive two-child policy”, there are more elderly second-child pregnant women in Zhongshan. Many hospitals in Zhongshan implement related measures including cesarean section appointment, pregnant women green channel and free lessons for pregnant women, which means reproductive age women can enjoy a number of preferential policies.
According to staff of Health and Family Planning Bureau of Zhongshan, the policy of "five frees two supplements" was carried out in Zhongshan. “Five frees” service include free premarital medical examination and prenatal eugenics check, folic acid supplementation, prevention of AIDS, syphilis and HBV vertical transmission, prenatal screening and newborn screening. “Two supplements” service include prenatal diagnosis of thalassemia and termination of pregnancy of severe thalassemia fetus.