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68-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Twins At LUTH

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A 68-year-old woman was delivered of a set of twins through an IVF conception at Lagos University Teaching Hospital, LUTH, Idi-Araba,

The Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee, CMAC at LUTH, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo told News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday that the woman was pregnant for the first time.

Adeyemo said she successfully 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, after which the woman was referred to LUTH at early gestation and was subsequently managed till she was delivered.

“This is the first in LUTH, Nigeria and Africa,” he remarked, adding that both the mother and the babies were in good conditions.

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