Seventy-year-old gives birth for the first time

Seventy-year-old gives birth for the first time

This woman is one of the oldest women to ever give birth to a child! 

Jivunben Rabari, husband and child
Jivunben Rabari, husband and child/ YouTube screenshot

According to Healthline, the average woman's reproductive years are between ages 12 and 51.

After the age of 40, most women struggle to fall pregnant and even if they do, there could be a lot of complications that come with the pregnancy.

However, an Indian woman by the name of Jivunben Rabari has made history by giving birth to her first born at the age of 70. 

Rabari and her 75-year-old husband, Maldhari, have been married for fifty years and have been trying to have a child with no luck. 

However, they recently conceived their miracle baby through in vitro fertilization. 

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Dr Naresh Bhanushali, who helped the couple with their IVF treatment, said the couple insisted on having a baby despite the health complications that could arise.

“When they first came to us, we told them that they could not have a child at such an old age, but they insisted. They said that many of their family members did it as well,” the doctor was quoted as saying in

The 70-year-old had her prayers answered when baby boy Lalo arrived. 

According to several media reports, both the mother and child are healthy. 

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Image courtesy of YouTube

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