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Sixty one-year-old to be mother again

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Thursday, December 17, 2015 | 2 comments

Image: Sixty one-year-old to be mother againTrying to fill an aching vacuum after the death of their only son, an elderly couple has achieved the miraculous feat of conceiving a child at the ripe age of 60 plus.

Retired headmistress of a school at Anandpur town in Keonjhar district, Kanakalata Ram, and husband Sarat Chandra Singh, ex-employee of the district transport department, have conceived again after the death of their son Tarini Prasad in a tragic accident in 2010.

Dr Prabhat Nalini Mohanty, who has been treating 61-year-old Kanakalata, now at an advanced stage of pregnancy, said the husband had no problem because his sperm counts were good. The doctors restored Kanakalata's menstrual cycle with the help of medicines but the couple had to take help of a donor's eggs. "Kanakalata is five months pregnant after an invitro fertilization," Dr Mohanty said.

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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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  1. Really helpful for me. Thanks for the informative post.

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