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2009-05-17 08:46:50

A pregnant British woman who turns 67 in July is too old to be a good mother, a pioneer in the fertilization techniques of older women said. Elizabeth Munro will become Britain's oldest mother when she gives birth next month to a baby enabled by fertilization specialists in Ukraine, The Sunday Times of London reported. Severino Antinori, a researcher who pioneered in vitro fertilization techniques in older women, called Munro's decision risky because she might not survive to raise her child....

2006-07-07 19:23:15

LONDON (Reuters) - A 62-year-old child psychiatrist has become Britain's oldest mother after undergoing fertility treatment abroad, a newspaper reported on Saturday.

2006-05-04 12:45:00

A 63-year-old British hospital consultant who is to become one of the world's oldest mothers after undergoing fertility treatment abroad told reporters on Thursday she was delighted with her pregnancy.

2006-05-04 08:06:55

By Gavin Jones and Tim Castle ROME/LONDON (Reuters) - A 63-year-old British hospital consultant is set to become one of the world's oldest mothers after undergoing fertility treatment, the Italian doctor who treated her said on Thursday.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.