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Thursday, 12 May 2016

Indian Woman, Gives Birth At 72.

An Indian woman who has given birth at the age of 72 through IVF treatment, says her life is now complete. Daljinder Kaur and her 79-yea... thumbnail 1 summary
An Indian woman who has given birth at the age of 72 through IVF treatment, says her life is now complete.

Daljinder Kaur and her 79-year-old husband became parents last month following two years of treatment at a clinic in the northern state of Haryana.

The baby was conceived using the couple's own egg and sperm and, despite being very small at birth, weighing just two kilograms (4.4lbs),  was now "healthy and hearty", the National Fertility and Test Tube centre said.
 Mrs Kaur said she did not believe she was too old to be a first-time mother and said she felt very well and fit enough to cope.

She said she and her husband of 46 years had almost given up hope of ever having a child and had faced ridicule in a country where infertility is sometimes seen as a curse from God.

Source: Sky news.

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