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51-year-old woman gives birth to her granddaughter.

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posted on Dec, 21 2005 @ 11:16 PM
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In Puerto Rico, a healthy baby was born that was carried to term by her grandmother.


www.sciencedaily.com

Grandma gives birth to daughter's daughter

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- A 51-year-old woman has given birth to her granddaughter through in vitro fertilization because her daughter was born without a uterus.

Edna Rivera-Vargas gave birth Dec. 5 in Puerto Rico to Isabella Mia, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.

Rivera-Vargas' daughter, Maryli Vargas, can still produce eggs, which was inseminated by her Maryli's husband and then put into Rivera-Vargas, who said she was just happy she could help her daughter.

Rivera-Vargas commutes from Puerto Rico to Pittsburgh where she lives and works part-time.

The baby is healthy at five pounds, four ounces, and looks like her dad.

Rivera-Vargas gave birth with no complications.


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I think this is going to be a bit difficult to explain to the girl as she gets a little older

I think that is pretty cool for grandma to do that though. I'd imagine a pregnancy at 51 isn't easy.




posted on Dec, 22 2005 @ 03:58 AM
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Its bizarre, but dont forget, some people will do anything to have a baby, and who better than grandma?


Ever been to Kentucky?


(No disrespect meant for people from Kentucky) Just ask Jeff Foxworthy



posted on Dec, 22 2005 @ 06:50 PM
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It's nice that the grandmother would do this for her daughter. What about when the child gets older and wants to know where she came from? I bet that won't be an easy conversation to have.



 
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