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Bangkok’s ‘Doctor Love’ Wants to Help Chinese Make Babies

  • Thailand targets Chinese couples as child laws are relaxed
  • Spas, private hospitals seek bigger slice of medical tourism
Wei Siang Yu
Wei Siang YuPhotographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg
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From a luxury spa in central Bangkok, Wei Siang Yu hopes to lure Thailand’s latest tourist target: couples needing a bit of extra magic to make babies.

Billed as “second-honeymoon” breaks, Wei provides wellness treatments in tranquil surroundings designed to boost the chances of naturally conceiving and bearing a healthy child. The Singaporean national has ambitions of hosting thousands of couples next year paying 30,000 yuan ($4,325) each for a three-day program, and reckons around half of them will travel from China.