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Doctors raise concerns after elderly Indian woman gives birth

The couple both in their 70s, with their first child

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Doctors in India on Wednesday raised ethical and health concerns after a woman gave birth to her first child in her 70s, following two years of IVF treatment. Daljinder Kaur gave birth last month to a healthy boy after falling pregnant by her 79-year-old husband, following fertility treatment at a northern Indian clinic. Kaur said the couple, married for 46 years, were overjoyed at finally having their first child after enduring years of taunts in a country where infertility is sometimes seen as a curse from God. “I feel blessed to be able to hold my own baby. I had…

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