In 2008, Omkari Singh became the world’s oldest mother of twins — at the age of 70. Despite the fact she and her husband already had two adult daughters and five grandchildren, the couple from northern India remained determined to have a son.

Woman gave birth to twins at age 70
He would be the male heir to the family’s smallholdings.

To pay for the IVF treatment, Omkari’s husband sold his buffalos, mortgaged his land, spent his life savings, and took out a credit card loan!

Doctors were shocked when the elderly woman got pregnant, and with twins no less.

“I’ve been in medicine for 20 years, and I have never heard of such a case,” Omkari’s gynecologist said.

After a hectic and painful pregnancy, the twins — one boy and one girl — were delivered by emergency C-section. They were born one month premature, and each weighed 2 pounds.

At first, doctors said both babies were healthy. But at the age of 4, the female twin named Barsaat tragically passed away.

The boy, Akashvani, is now about 8 years old. To this day, Omkari says people often mistake her for Akashvani’s grandmother.

The unconventional mother-son duo six years after Omkari delivered the twins, she struggles

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