75-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To A Baby Girl In Kota, Rajasthan
One month after a septuagenarian woman gave birth to twins, a 75-year-old woman has now given birth to a baby girl, in Kota. The woman delivered a baby girl conceived via IVF late on Saturday night. The child, however, was shifted to the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) of a private hospital in Kota as she weighed 660 gms only. A team of pediatricians at the private hospital is monitoring the baby.
Since the mother was physically and medically weak, the baby had to be delivered prematurely through C-Section, after 6.5 months of pregnancy.
- A 75-year-old woman delivered a baby girl via IVF in Kota, this Saturday.
- The woman had earlier adopted a child but now wanted to have her own baby.
- The baby was underweight, weighing only 660 gms and was shifted to the newborn intensive care unit (NICU).
- Since the mother is physically and medically weak, the baby had to be delivered prematurely through C-Section.
According to reports, the woman had earlier adopted a child but still wanted to have her own biological child. So she consulted doctors about the possibility of her becoming a mother.
A challenging pregnancy
Not only did the woman’s age, making her medically and physically weak, posed a challenge in front of the doctors, but she also has only one lung. According to the Times of India, the woman had adopted a child previously but later wanted to have her own baby. For this, she consulted doctors to find out about possibilities for her to become a biological mother. Post exploring her options, she wanted to try IVF, Abhilasha Kinkar, a doctor at the hospital said.
The woman belongs to a farmer’s family and her decision of giving birth to her own child at this age left the doctors surprised.
73-Year-Old Andhra Woman Gave Birth To Twins Last Month
73-year-old Mangayamma Yaramati from Andhra Pradesh and her husband who is 82-years-old always wanted to have children but were not able to conceive. However, in September 2019, Yaramati gave birth to twins through IVF treatment. “We are incredibly happy,” her husband Sitarama Rajarao told BBC Telugu after the babies were born. However, a day after the babies were born, Rajarao suffered a stroke and was taken to a hospital.
Yaramati pointed out that the couple felt stigmatized in the village since they didn’t have children of their own. “They would call me childless lady,” she said.
When asked who would care for the children in case anything were to happens to the couple due to their advanced age, Mr. Rajarao told BBC, “Nothing is in our hands. Whatever should happen will happen. It is all in the hands of God.” Yaramati pointed out that the couple felt stigmatized in the village since they didn’t have children of their own. “They would call me childless lady,” she said.
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