Indian Grandmother Becomes the World's Oldest Mum at 70!

by Hannah Punitha on  July 5, 2008 at 6:25 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
 Indian Grandmother Becomes the World's Oldest Mum at 70!
An Indian woman has become the world's oldest mother after giving birth to twins - at the age of 70.

Omkari Panwar and her 77-year-old husband, Charan Singh, already had two grown-up daughters, and five grandchildren, but were desperate for a son and heir.

And, after Omkari controversially underwent IVF treatment, the couple's wish was granted, when the twins, a boy and a girl, were delivered by Caesarean section.

Charan Singh, a farmer, said they gave up everything for the 5,000-pounds treatment using donated eggs.

He sold his buffalos, took out loans and spent his life savings - but said: "A son makes it all worthwhile."

"At last we have a son and heir. We prayed to God, went to saints and visited religious places. We left no stone unturned and God has rewarded us. The treatment cost me a fortune but I can die a happy man and a proud father," he added.

The twins, born one-month premature and weighing 2lb 9oz each, are healthy and expected to survive, according to doctors at Jaswant Roy Speciality Hospital, where they are in incubators.

Omkari added: "If I am the world's oldest mother it means nothing to me. I just want to care for my new babies while I am still able. We have got an heir - that is all we ever wanted."

Omkari had a son years ago but he died, reports The Sun.

"For eight months the pregnancy was hectic and very painful. But I have given birth before, so I knew what to expect. Sometimes, you have to face the pain if you want something good. All I care about is that my children are healthy," she said.

The world's previous oldest mother was Adriana Iliescu, a Romanian who was 66 when she gave birth to a daughter in 2005.

Source: ANI

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I am age of 44 & my husband age is 54. We have no kids.
Will You Please give me Full Style Name, Address and Contact Nos of the Doctar's who gave treatment to the oldest Indian Couple birth OMKARI PANWAR & her husband CHARAN SINGH OF India in 2008.

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