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
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(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.

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Michael_CT
Dec 11, 2008 2:48 AM CST
At age 70 you shouldnt even be buying green bananas!
Zebraone
Dec 10, 2008 7:15 PM CST
Boy O Boy~~~ the abortion opponents must love this kind of obcenity
Kenja
Dec 10, 2008 2:24 AM CST
Why in the world would Docotrs impregnate a 70 yr old woman? Who is estimated to take care of this child when his parents pass away in the immediate future.