A 72-year-old woman Amritsar, India is celebrating the birth her first child. Daljinder Kaur and her husband Mohinder Singh Gill, 79, posed photos the Indian press last week, proudly holding their healthy baby boy Arman. The couple had been trying to have a baby decades, success. They had been a lot pressure during that time to start a family. While most people would have accepted their fate and resigned themselves to a life children, Daljinder and Mohinder persisted in their dream for a child. Daljinder started attending the National Fertility and Test Tube Baby Centre IVF treatment in 2013 and successfully became pregnant last year.
Specialists the fertility clinic initially had reservations offering Daljinder treatment because her age. Dr Anurag Bishnoi told reporters: "I first tried to avoid the case because she was very weak, but then her medical reports were normal and she was fit to conceive." He added: "Our track record handling IVF older women has been fairly good, but not everyone is fit to conceive. In her case, she looked visibly frail too, so I had to refer her to a cardiologist to get clearance the procedure and a battery other tests." Meanwhile, Daljinder is the moon about becoming a mother. She said: "I can live happily now. My life is complete." She is now the oldest woman ever to give birth.