Miraculously, a 68-year-old woman has delivered a set of twins – a boy and a girl at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital.
According to the report, it is the first time the woman as taken a seed (gotten pregnant) after going through In Vitro Fertilisation.
Chairman of the Medical Advisory Council of LUTH, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo revealed in a statement that the new mother ‘delivered through an elective Caesarean section at 37 weeks gestation on April 14, 2020‘.
“LUTH has successfully delivered a 68-year old primigravida (pregnant for the first time) with twin (a male and a female) gestation (pregnancy) following an IVF conception. She was delivered through an elective Caesarean section at 37 weeks gestation on April 14, 2020.
“The IVF and embryo transfer were done at an outside facility. She was thereafter referred to LUTH at early gestation and subsequently managed till term. This is the first in LUTH, Nigeria, and Africa! Mother and babies are well.” He said.