Is there age at which it is too old to have baby? A 73-year-old woman in India has given birth to twins. The woman said that becoming mother for first time was "the happiest time" of her life. The mother needed caesarean section operation to deliver twins. The mother and her two twin girls are all in good health and the mother is recovering well after the surgery. woman thought she would never be able to have children. She and her husband first tried to have child fifty years ago. All their attempts were unsuccessful. woman thought she would be childless forever after her menopause started 25 years ago. She said not having children caused her pain as people called her " childless lady".
woman was able to give birth because of method of IVF. healthy egg was taken from younger woman and was fertilized with her husband's sperm. woman then carried the fertilized egg and she became pregnant. She said that when she found out she was having twins, she could not describe her happiness. She said: "This is happiest time of my life." new mother's doctors are also happy with their patient. One doctor said: "During IVF treatment, 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 always in very good hands.