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56-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth To Twins

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Just three days before her 57th birthday, Aleta St. James gave birth, by cesarean section, to a baby girl and boy on November 9, 2004. Born at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital; Francesca was born first, at 9:18 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and Gian (pronounced John) followed at 9:19 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 3 ounces.

St. James was impregnated using donated eggs and sperm at the North Hudson IVF fertility clinic in New Jersey.

The oldest American to give birth to twins was 57-year-old Judy Cates, on December 9, 1998.

Posted:  2004-11-10  11:14:02 AM

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