News of Interest for Late-in-Life Moms August 21, 2008
News to know:
Surrogate mom, 61, gives birth to own grandchild
A 61-year-old Japanese woman gave birth to her own grandchild, the Suwa Maternity Clinic in Nagano, northwest of Tokyo said today.
The clinic refused to provide information such as the date of the birth or gender of the baby. News reports said the baby was born last year.
The woman's daughter has no uterus and the surrogate mother used a fertilized egg donated by her daughter, according to the clinic.
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