A 64-year-old woman has given birth to a girl in the Bavarian town
of Aschaffenburg, making her one of the oldest mothers in Europe,
doctors said Sunday.
Both mother and child were reported in good health, following the
delivery of the baby by caesarean section in a local clinic on
The unnamed woman became pregnant as a result of in vitrio treatment
abroad using a donated egg cell and the sperm of her husband.
It is against the law in Germany to donate egg cells for
It is the first child for the woman, who had a series of
miscarriages and was unable to conceive naturally.
A 67-year-old Spanish woman became the world's oldest mother after
she gave birth to twins in the northern city of Barcelona at the end of
December 2006. – (Sapa-dpa)