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MagazineMay 18, 2017
China has one of the highest C-section rates in the world and some women are getting tattoos to cover over the scars.
Kiki, 25, mother of a 5-year-old boy, poses with her new tattoo, at Samurai Tattoo in Shanghai, China, March 15, 2017. "This is my fifth tattoo. I like flowers and have tattoos of flowers on my shoulders and legs. I enjoy getting tattoos, it's addictive," Kiki said. She chose to have caesarean delivery (C-section) over natural birth because she didn't want to suffer too much. ALY SONG/REUTERS