52y has given birth through IVF

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, February 18, 2008 | 0 comments

HYDERABAD - Aug. 6, 2002. A 52-year-old woman of the city has given birth to a bonny baby four years after her menopause through "in-vitro fertilisation''(IVF).

Providing details of the case to the press here on Tuesday, Kiran D. Sekher, Executive Director, Kiran Infertility Centre, said that this might be the oldest mother of a "test-tube baby'' in the city.

Explaining the procedure, Dr. Sekher said that three oocytes (female ova) donated by a relative of the woman were impregnated in the test tube from sperm taken from the husband, who is himself 63 years old. Four days later these were planted inside the uterus of the woman who had undergone hormone therapy to prepare the uterus lining to receive the embryos.

Dr. Sekher said that the entire pregnancy went without a hitch and a male baby of 2.8 kg was born through caesarean section at a city hospital on June 13. The mother and baby are doing fine and there have been no post-natal complications, Dr. Sekher informed.

Source: http://www.hinduonnet.com/2002/08/07/stories/2002080705180400.htm


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