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This picture taken April 23, 2018 shows Sayako, who spoke to AFP using a pseudonym, holding her baby during an interview in Tokyo. Sayako had been trying to conceive a second child for two years when her boss at a Japanese daycare asked her to stop, saying she had missed her 'turn.' (MIWA SUZUKI/AFP/Getty Images)

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By on July 13, 2019

This picture taken April 23, 2018 shows Sayako, who spoke to AFP using a pseudonym, holding her baby during an interview in Tokyo. – Sayako had been trying to conceive a second child for two years when her boss at a Japanese daycare asked her to stop, saying she had missed her “turn.” (Photo by Miwa SUZUKI / AFP) (Photo credit should read MIWA SUZUKI/AFP/Getty Images)