74-year-old woman gives birth to twins

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019

A 74-year-old woman in India may have just become the oldest ever to give birth after delivering twin girls on Thursday. Erramatti Mangayamma gave birth in the city of Guntur, in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. According to the Times of India, the woman was able to conceive through IVF, and delivered the twin girls via cesarean section.

The Times reported that Mangayamma had been married to her husband for 57 years but had been unable to become pregnant. She told the Times that her inability to conceive a child caused her to feel isolated from her peers, but her husband stood by her side "like a rock." "We are the happiest couple on earth today," her husband said following the delivery.

"We have our own children." ANI ✔ @ANI Andhra Pradesh: 74-year-old woman Erramatti Mangayamma gives birth to twins through IVF (In vitro fertilisation) method, in Guntur today. View image on TwitterView image on TwitterView image on Twitter 524 4:02 AM - Sep 5, 2019 Twitter Ads info and privacy 194 people are talking about this According to the Daily Mail, her age has not yet been verified, though doctors have claimed that she has shattered a world record.

Maria del Carmen Bousada de Lara, a woman from El Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain, currently holds the record for the oldest confirmed person to give birth after delivering twin boys via cesarean in 2006 at the age of 66.