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Nigeria: 68-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Lagos

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A 68-year-old woman has delivered a set of twins, at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi-Araba, following an IVF conception.

Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, Chairman, LUTH Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC), said the woman was pregnant for the first time.

Adeyemo said that she was delivered on April 14 through an elective Caesarean section, at 37 weeks gestation.

He said that the IVF and embryo transfer were done at a facility outside LUTH.

Adeyemo further said that the woman was, thereafter, referred to LUTH at early gestation and was subsequently managed till she was delivered.

“This is the first in LUTH, Nigeria, and Africa,” he said.

Adeyemo added that both the mother and the babies were in good conditions.