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73-year-old woman gives birth to twins






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A 73-year-old woman in India has had twins. Becoming a mother for the first time is "the happiest time" of her life. She needed an operation. The mother is recovering well after the operation. The twins are healthy. The mother thought she would never have children. She first tried fifty years ago but was unsuccessful. She thought she would be childless forever after her menopause. She said people called her "the childless lady".

The IVF method helped the woman give birth. She got a fertilized egg from a younger woman and became pregnant. She was so happy when she found out she was having twins. The mother's doctors are also happy with her. One doctor said: "We had three groups of doctors. One took care of her general health, one took care of her nutritional status and one took care of her pregnancy." The doctor said she was in very safe hands.

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