Top 7 Of The Most Oldest Women To Give Birth In the 21st Century

The advancement in technology in the 21st century has seen a rise of older birth mothers not only in developed countries but also in developing countries. Below are the top 7 of the most oldest women to give birth in the 21st century.

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7. Elizabeth Adeney, 66 Years

United Kingdom Elizabeth “Lizzie” Adeney, aged 66, gave birth to a 5 lb 3oz son, Jolyon, in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge, England, on May 28, 2009, becoming Britain’s oldest mother.
The child, who was conceived through IVF treatment in Ukraine from oocyte and sperm donations, was delivered by caesarean section.
“It’s not physical age that is important – It’s how I feel inside. Some days I feel 39. Others, I feel 56.” She said.

6. Devi Singh, 66 Years

Devi Singh, from India, made headlines in 2010 when she gave birth to triplets at the age of 66. The triplets, two boys and a girl, were conceived through IVF treatment at the National Fertility Centre. Unfortunately, Devi experienced complications during childbirth and was bedridden thereafter.

5. Adriana Iliescu, 66 years

Adriana Iliescu, from Romania, achieved international recognition in 2005 when she gave birth to her first child, Eliza Maria, through Caesarean section at the age of 66 years and 7 months. Iliescu underwent IVF treatment using donated sperm and eggs. Although she initially conceived triplets, only two survived, with one being stillborn.

4. Carmen Bousada, 66 years

Carmen Bousada, a Spanish woman, became a mother at the age of 66 after undergoing fertility treatment in the United States. She gave birth to twin sons, Pau and Christian, in 2006, just a week before her 67th birthday. Tragically, Bousada developed stomach cancer shortly after giving birth and passed away in 2009.

3. Rajo Devi Lohan, 69 Years

In 2008, Rajo Devi Lohan made headlines as the world’s oldest first-time mother at the age of 69. She received IVF treatment at the National Fertility & Test Tube Baby Center in India. However, Lohan faced complications during childbirth, leaving her bedridden after giving birth.

2. Panwar Omkari, 70 years

Omkari Panwar, from India, became pregnant through IVF treatment at the age of 70 in her desire for a male heir. She gave birth to twins, a boy and a girl, via emergency caesarean section in 2008. The babies were born prematurely and weighed 2 pounds each.

1. Daljinder Kaur, 70 years

After two years of treatment using donor eggs at a fertility clinic in the northern state of Haryana, 70 year old Daljinder Kaur gave birth on april 2016 to a son (Arman) who was healthy and hearty, and weighing 4.4lb (2kg). It was her first successful pregnancy in 46 years of marriage.

“God heard our prayers. My life feels complete now,” she told Agence France-Presse from the northern city of Amritsar. “I am looking after the baby all by myself. I feel so full of energy. My husband is also very caring and helps me as much as he can.”She said.
Kaur stated her age as 70 at the time of birth, but the clinic where she had IVF treatments stated she was 72.

These remarkable stories highlight the possibilities that modern medical technology can offer. However, they also raise ethical and societal discussions surrounding the age limits for assisted reproduction and the potential risks associated with late pregnancies

Uzonna Anele
Uzonna Anele
Anele is a web developer and a Pan-Africanist who believes bad leadership is the only thing keeping Africa from taking its rightful place in the modern world.


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