Full Story:A 74-year old woman gave birth to twin girls, conceived through in-vitro fertilisation, in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district on Thursday. Daljinder Kaur of Punjab, had become a firt-time mother at the age of 70 in 2016.
Erramatti Mangayamma, wife of E Raja Rao, 80, from Nelaparthipadu village of Draksharamam block in East Godavari district, gave birth to the twins at Ahalya Hospital in Kothapet through Caesarian section at around 10.30 am.
“The surgery went smoothly. Both mother and the infants are healthy and have no complications whatsoever. However, the mother has been taken to intensive care unit to come out of the stress she had undergone for the last few hours,” Dr Sanakayyala Umashankar, director of the hospital, who performed the C-section,check told reporters.
Describing it as a rare case, Umashankar said Mangayamma had no problems in conceiving and delivering the babies even at her age because she had no medical complications like diabetes and hypertension.