1. an increase
3. A huge increase in the number of babies born in the next five years. /An extra 17 million births within the next five years.
4. The Year of the Monkey is seen as a lucky year to have a baby.
5. i) squeeze
6. Since the relaxation of the one-child policy, more women are having babies, so there aren't enough public hospital beds
7. i) F
8. rent extra space and hire more staff
9. The fertility rate in China remains low.
10. i) rise
ii) older / ageing