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May 13, 2014

Chinese couples rush to get pregnant before dreaded Year of the Sheep

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BEIJING —

For $500, Wen said, he's been helping couples pick the most fortuitous hours for their planned C-sections.

For an extra $130, he throws in a lucky name. For $3,000 he'll rearrange your home's furniture to ensure the best possible future for your child.

"Don't you want your baby to be successful? Don't you want your baby to be healthy and beautiful?" he said. "Think about it. Isn't it worth it?"

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Washington Post correspondent Xu Jing contributed to this report.

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