“The mother and the babies are doing well,” her doctor told BBC Telugu.
It’s never too late ??. 73-year old Mangayamma gives birth to twin girls, through Cesarean, in Guntur, #AndhraPradesh. She underwent IVF treatment at Ahalya hospital in Guntur in 2018. It’s a dream come true moment for the couple who’ve always wanted to be parents. pic.twitter.com/EFQA3FMVUq
Several news outlets have reported the woman’s age as 73, but her birth certificate says 74, according to The Washington Post.
Regardless, doctors say she’s likely the oldest person in the world to give birth. In 2016, a 72-year-old Indian woman gave birth to a boy after undergoing an IVF cycle, The Times of India reported at the time.
Yaramati said she and her husband felt stigmatized in their village for being childless.
“We tried many times and saw numerous doctors,” she told BBC. “So this is the happiest time of my life.”