To the Editor Dr Hesketh and colleagues1 provided a summary and critique of China’s one-child policy, expressing skepticism that eliminating this policy will cause fertility rates in China to rebound. The authors delineated several positive aspects of the one-child policy. However, those apparent positives are mitigated by the corresponding costs associated with them.
Barrows SP. China’s One-Child Policy. JAMA. 2016;315(21):2349-2350. doi:10.1001/jama.2016.2192