Monday, October 01, 2007

60 Year Old Grandmother Gives Birth to Grandchildren

A 60-year old woman gave birth to her Grandchildren in India on September 21. The children are doing fine and are not receiving natal care. The 60-year old did suffer from high blood pressure and delivered the twins at 32 weeks via cesarean section, but I believe the gestational carrier is doing well. Recently, a woman in her Fifties gave birth to her grandchild and I have a client whose mother is carrying her second child for her. Her mother is in her mid-Fifties. The doctors did express their concern for the woman's health, but apparently she insisted on being her daughter's carrier. The majority of family surrogacy cases that I have worked on are sisters or cousins. It is very rare for a mother to carry for her daughter, as the health risks can be very serious. You can read the full article here.

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