64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Spain

64-year-old woman gives birth to twins in Spain

A 64-year-old woman has successfully given birth to healthy twins – a boy and a girl – in Burgos, northern Spain. The Recoletas Hospital delivered the twins by Caesarean section, the usual method in such rare cases.

The unnamed woman had undergone fertility treatment in the US, Spanish media report. The hospital has posted a video clip of the Caesarean delivery. In 2012 the woman gave birth to a girl, who was later taken into care by social services, amid welfare concerns.

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