Indian Woman, 70, Is Oldest First-Time Mom

She and husband say they'd wanted a child together for 50 years.
By Rebecca Smith Hurd,  Newser User
Posted Dec 10, 2008 9:19 AM CST

(Newser) – A 70-year-old woman in India says she gave birth to her first child in late November, making her the world’s oldest new mother, the BBC reports. Rajo Devi underwent fertility treatment so she and her husband, Bala Ram, could realize their 50-year dream of having a child. Ram is 72. (Read more motherhood stories.)