72-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Baby Boy And Is Now One Of The Oldest Mothers In The World
Raising a family is a dream shared by many people. While getting pregnant comes easily for some, others struggle to conceive and carry a pregnancy to term for years.
For one couple, personal challenges and difficulty conceiving resulted in a hopeful woman becoming one of the oldest mothers in the world.
Dalhinder Kaur has hoped to have a child and raise a family for most of her adult life. Unfortunately, fertility issues and a long-lasting family feud prevented her from becoming pregnant. As is the case for many women who have trouble conceiving, Daljinder felt empty and lonely for many years.
As she and her husband approached 50 years of marriage without getting pregnant, she gave of hope of becoming pregnant.
In September 2014, the couple decided to try once again to conceive a child. This time, they sought medical assistance through in vitro fertilization. Because of her advanced age, she initially had trouble finding a doctor who would provide fertility treatment, but she was eventually successful.
It took three rounds of IVF treatments spread over two years before Daljinder and her husband received the good news. They were finally expecting a baby.
In 2016, Daljinder gave birth to a healthy baby boy. Surprisingly, her pregnancy progressed without complications and she was able to enjoy a natural childbirth. Despite her advanced age, she also successfully breastfed her infant for several months. At the time of her son’s birth, Daljinder was 72 years old. This made her one of the oldest new mothers in the world.
When interviewed a year after giving birth to her son, Daljinder honestly told reporters the same thing that many other new mothers have said over the years. She said that motherhood was more difficult that she and her husband had anticipated. However, like many mothers, she said she would do it all over again and is thankful that her dream of becoming a mother came true.
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