68-Yr-Old Woman delivers Twins at LUTH

By Daniel Ayantoye

A 68 years Old Woman has delivered a set of twins at the Lagos Stayed University Teaching Hospital, (LUTH)

In a statement signed by the Chairman, Medical Advisory Committee (CMAC) of LUTH, Prof. Wasiu Adeyemo, the woman whose name was withheld, gave birth to a boy and girl through a Cesarean Section on Tuesday, 14th April, 2020.

The statement read: “LUTH has successfully delivered a Sixty-Eight (68) Year old primigravida (pregnant for the first time) with twins (a male and female) gestation (pregnancy) following an IVF conception.

“She was delivered through an elective Cesarean session at 37 weeks gestation on Tuesday, 14th April, 2020.

“The IVF and embreyo transfer were done at an outside facility. She was thereafter referred to LUTH at early gestation and was subsequently managed till term.

“This is the first in LUTH, Nigeria and Africa. Mother and Babies are well.” It added.

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