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Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | 0 comments

Image: Mom, 66, delivers tripletsBhateri Devi, 66, wanted to be a mother all her life. And now she finally is - three times over.

Devi, who is now thought to hold the title for the oldest mother of triplets in the world, gave birth recently after undergoing in vitro fertilization treatments at a well-known fertility center in India.

How soon Devi and her husband of 44 years will be able to take their children home is yet to be determined. The health of the two boys and one girl remains precarious.

At only 1.077 kilograms, 1.02 kilograms and 0.651 kilograms, they are seriously underweight and are being monitored in the intensive care unit of the National Fertility Center in the Indian state of Haryana.

Deva Singh, her husband, is delighted nevertheless. "Bhateri has fulfilled my dream of having a child and gave my family an heir," he said. "She was my first wife and after she failed to conceive a child, I married twice but again I did not have any child from my other wives also."

This Pregnancy Over 40 story was found on CBSnews.com
Read more: Woman, 66, Oldest to Birth Triplets
Originally posted in July 19, 2010.


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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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