I found several stories related to the same topic: women in their late 50’s or early 60’s who use assisted reproduction to have a child. Obviously, the use of ART for this purpose is controversial and I will certainly not solve that dilemma.
Read the stories below and I have a survey for you to answer to see what our readers think. I will keep the choices somewhat limited to make the process easier.
The Daily News – UK
A British woman delivered her first IVF baby at age 57 and recently was approved to have another IVF at her London clinic which would make her 59 at the child’s birth. She and her partner subsequently declined the opportunity. Click here for link.
The Sun – UK
“Every woman has a right to be a mother.” The 59 year old who has a 22-month old infant was approved by her fertility clinic for another child. She declined the offer on reflection. The article does bring up the question of how old is too old to be a mother. Same woman but anther take. Click here for link.
ABC Action News
Psychiatrist Krasimira Dimitrova gave birth to premature twin girls, Merry and Jacqueline on May 5. She was unable to adopt and she then pursued IVF. Click here for link.
Nigerian Woman Delivers Baby Girl at Age 57
A Lagos based Specialist Hospital, St IVES, has successfully delivered a 57-year-old woman, Mrs Adeyemi Taiwo, of a baby girl. This was achieved through the In Vitro Fertilization, IVF, Unit of the hospital. Click here for link.