Mother who had her first baby at SEVENTY shows off her daughter and says: ‘Now I want a son’
She’s beaming with pride at her new baby daughter and 70-year-old first time mother Rajo Devi says she still hopes to add to her brood.
The farmer’s wife from Haryana, India gave birth to a baby girl Naveen Lohan by caesarean section on 28th November and now says she wants a son.
‘It’s amazing to finally be a mum,’ she said. ‘Ive waited for so long to have a baby of my own. Now I would love to have a boy as well.’
Rajo and her husband Bala Ram, 72, say they have been trying to conceive since they married in 1943. ‘We prayed to all the fertility gods. I thank the doctor for making it possible,’ she said.
First time father Bala is also keen for more children. ‘We finally have someone to take over the farm when we die. Maybe in the future the doctor can give us a son.’
The couple used a donor egg fertilized with Bala’s sperm implanted in his wife and Rajo became pregnant at the second attempt at IVF.
Bala mortgaged next year’s crop of rice and bamboo as well as taking out some high-interest loans to pay for the