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Reducing education expenses and using more public money to pay for health checkups for pregnant women are necessary to counter the declining birthrate, according to a report by a Liberal Democratic Party panel made available Saturday.

The draft, which outlines a long-term policy for tackling the declining birthrate, calls for free education and day care for toddlers and incentives that would give families with preferential financial terms for pursuing higher education.

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