Record: 70-year-old gives birth

2008-12-09 00:00

Mother Rajo Devi (70), holding her daughter, poses with her husband Bala Ram (72) at the National Fertility Centre in Hisar, India. Devi delivered a baby girl by Caesarean section on November 28, said Dr Anurag Bishnoi. She conceived after in vitro fertilisation treatment.

It is impossible to verify whether Devi is the world’s oldest woman to give birth as she has no birth certificate. The previous oldest mother was Carmela Bousada of Spain, who was 66 when she gave birth in 2006.

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