60-year-old woman delivers
twins in Karnal
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By Manveer SainiManveer Saini, TNN:
CHANDIGARH: Having suffered heartburns for being tagged as issueless throughout
her youth, Jagdish Kaur, a 60-year-old widow now feels on the top of the world
after delivering two healthy babies at a nursing home in Karnal.
Kaur delivered a baby boy weighing 2.70 kg and a daughter weighing 2.50 kg from
the sperms of her dead husband which were frozen an year and half ago, through
At her age, when women generally act as guide for the grandchildren, Kaur who
hails from a remote village of Kurukshetra is now dreaming about the future
prospects of her son and daughter.
It is not just Kaur, but also her gynecologist Prabhjot Kaur who is happy about
the arrival of the twins when Kaur already had one unsuccessful pregnancy over
the past two years and had complications after repeated miscarriages during her
"It was a peculiar case of zona pellucida and the patient was suffering from
hypertension and abnormal liver with a diseased uterus and damaged endmeterium.
During her first pregnancy when she was young her baby died in the fourth month.
This was followed by four miscarriages,'' Dr Kaur said.
"These births have come as miracles for me as well because she had miscarriage
even during the treatment. At the same time she lost her husband. We changed the
technique and used her husband's frozen sperms as a last attempt which proved to
be successful on 27th April," the doctor added.
Though shy, Kaur could not hide her feelings after mothering the healthy twins.
"I wish he was alive to see his next generation," she was heard saying this to
the hospital staffs as well as relatives, said sources in the Guru Nanak Dev
Hospital where she is being admitted with her new borns.