In the Indian city of Kota, Rajasthan, a 75-year-old Prabha Devi (Devi hotel grace) gave birth to a daughter through in vitro fertilization (IVF). This publication reports The Sun.
The child was born in the seventh month of pregnancy (30th week) on Saturday, October 12. Weight of the newborn was less than 700 grams. Doctors performed a forced cesarean section, as Devi found health problems.
“She’s old, and still hurts, we could not risk the lives of the mother and her child. Six months she was safely carrying a fetus. This is a significant period for her age — said the obstetrician Abhilasha Kinker (Abhilasha Kinker), who conducted the delivery. — If we hadn’t done the cesarean, the girl could have died in the womb”.
The baby was immediately hooked to the ventilator. According to data from 15 Oct, the child’s state of health has stabilized. The small patient is under constant supervision of doctors. “She lies in the intensive care unit for newborns. We are constantly watching her. A mother can feed her only when the child will get stronger and gain weight,” explained obstetrician.
According to Abhilasha, doctors will prescribe a newborn from the hospital when she gets better to one and a half pounds. He also noted that neither Devi nor her 80-year-old husband have not confirmed your age documentary. “She 72-75 years, — says the doctor. — Her age is very complicated pregnancy, and then she got sick. The woman has problems with light”.
If Indian will confirm its age, it may become the world’s oldest mother. The current record belongs to the Spaniard Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara (Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara), which managed to give birth to twins at 66 years old.
5 September in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh 74-year-old Arramatta Mangamma (Erramatti Mangayamma) gave birth to two healthy girls thanks to IVF. “The operation was successful, — said the doctor who performed the delivery. Mother and babies are healthy and have no complications.” The woman’s age was not documented.
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