The oldest women in childbirth. Top 19

The biblical Sarah with the help of divine intervention gave birth to a son, being at the age of 90 years. Seeing the advances of modern medicine, such a woman's age does not look supernatural, although so far unattainable. For example, in the USA between 1997 and 1999, 539 mothers were more than 50 years old, and 194 - over 55.Most of these cases of late childbearing are associated with artificial insemination. Sometimes it comes to the fact that women who become surrogate mothers for infertile daughters give birth to a child for whom they are both a grandmother and mother. However, in the history of many mothers who gave birth to children, being at the age of 50, and at the same time their children were conceived in a natural way. Next is a rating of the 19 oldest women giving birth in the history of mankind, who gave birth to children conceived in a natural way. Also will be told about the record among women who gave birth after artificial insemination.

The oldest women giving birth to naturally conceived children

19th place: Georgia Bitzis Pooley is a Greek immigrant in Chicago, who gave birth to her last child in 1899 at the age of 50.

18th place: Morgan Zantua. After the miscarriage at age 44, an American Morgan Zantua, who was in a second marriage and already had an adult son from her first marriage, decided that she would no longer have children and stopped taking contraceptives, but seven years later, a 51-year-old woman found herself on5th month of pregnancy. In 2001, she gave birth to a daughter. During childbirth, a cesarean section was needed.

17th place: Adrienne Barbeau is an American actress who gave birth in 1997 to a child at the age of 51.It is noteworthy that Adrienne Barbeau, having married the second time( from the first marriage she has a son), in the hope of getting pregnant unsuccessfully tried artificial insemination and eventually became pregnant naturally.

16th place: Catherine Colonges is a dark-skinned Frenchwoman of Togolese descent who in 2011 gave birth to a triple at the age of 52.Catherine Colonges at the time of the birth of the triplets already had two sons, a daughter and three grandchildren.

15th place: Lyudmila Belyavskaya is the second wife of the Soviet and Russian actor Alexander Belyavsky. In 2003, at the age of 52 years( her husband was 70), Lyudmila gave birth to a cesarean by birth.

14th place: The Englishwoman Debbie Hughes, despite taking birth control pills, suddenly became pregnant and gave birth to a son at the age of 53.It is worth noting that by the time of the birth of this child( in 2011), Debbie Hughes already had two sons and two granddaughters. Debbie Hughes used to have a daughter, but she died tragically shortly before her 18th birthday.

Debbie Hughes with her husband and son

13th place: American Lucy Gauss Kenney in 1880 gave birth to her last child at the age of 53 years.

12th place: Solange Koutou is a Brazilian actress, known for example as Dona Jura in the series "Clone".In 2010, the actress married a student who is younger than her for 30 years( from the second marriage of Solange Coutu two children).In 2011, a 54-year-old Brazilian gave birth to a child from her current husband.

Solange Koutu with her husband and son.

11th place: In 2009, a 54-year-old Israeli woman gave birth to a child from her 71-year-old husband, who first became a father( the woman had had children from her first marriage earlier).

10th place: American Aracelia Garcia in 2000 struck doctors by conceiving without hormonal drugs and gave birth( by Caesarean section) triplets.

9th place: English Elizabeth Greenhill in 1669 at the age of 54 years gave birth to her 39th child. In total Elizabeth's life was 38 genera( 37 times in one child and twins were born once).All her children survived. Elizabeth Greenhill is the record holder for the number of successful births and one of the most mothers with many children in human history. Elizabeth herself said that if it had not been for her husband's death before the birth of the 39th child, she might have given birth to two or three more children.

8th place: Englishwoman Kathleen Campbell in 1987 gave birth to her son, being 55 years old.

7th place: Chilean Leontina Albina gave birth to a child in 1981 at the age of 55 years.

6th place: Russian Raisa Akhmadeeva from Ulyanovsk in 2008 with the help of Caesarean section gave birth to her first child at the age of 56 years. At birth, the child( it was a boy) weighed 2.6 kg.and had a height of 49 cm.

5 th place: Kievlyanka, whose name is unknown, in 2008 became the oldest woman to be born in Ukraine, at the age of 57 by a cesarean section having given birth to her son. At birth, the baby weighed 3.9 kg. It was the fourth child of a woman. Her first child died tragically in 20 years, after which she tried to give birth again. But her twins, boys, died in 10 days, so she wanted a child, led a healthy lifestyle and her desire was realized.

4th place: Russian Natalia Surkova - the oldest mother of Russia. In 1996, a 57-year-old woman, who already had two adult children, gave birth to a daughter. At birth, the girl weighed 3.45 kg.and had a height of 51 cm.

Natalia Surkova with her daughter.

3rd place: American Ruth Kistler in 1956 gave birth to a daughter, being at the age of 57 years.

2 nd place: Dawn Brooke, who lives on the island of Guernsey( possession of Great Britain) in 1997 gave birth to a cesarean section of her son, being at the age of 59 years. Hormone therapy helped pregnant women. Dawn Brooke is the oldest mother in the history of mankind, who gave birth to a living child conceived in a natural way.

The oldest woman in the history of - Welshman Ellen Ellis, who in 1776 gave birth to her 13th child, being at the age of 72 years. Unfortunately, the miracle did not happen - the baby was stillborn.

As for mothers who gave birth to children after artificial insemination, the record belongs to the 70-year-old Indian Omkari Panwar, who in 2008 gave birth by a cesarean section of twins( a boy and a girl), each weighing 2 kg. At the time of the birth of twins, the woman already had two adult daughters and five grandchildren.77-year-old husband of a woman very much wanted a male heir, so the woman decided on artificial insemination. For this, the man sold his buffaloes and laid the ground. After the birth of his son, his joyful father said: "The treatment cost me a fortune, but the birth of my son is worth it." I can die a happy man and a proud father. "

Omkari Panwar with her husband

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