#2. Daljinder Kaur
When Daljinder Kaur gave birth to a baby boy in India 2016, she became the world’s oldest mother. Although she is not sure of her exact date of birth, she told doctors she was around seven years younger than her husband, who was 79 at the time. The couple had been married for 46 years, but were unable to conceive naturally during that time.
They therefore made the controversial decision to undergo IVF using anonymous donor eggs at the National Fertility Centre in Haryana state, which specializes in helping women who have already been through menopause.
Daljinder Kaur said of the birth: “Everyone asked me to adopt a baby but I never wanted to. Now I have my own child. We will raise him and give him a proper education. I had faith in Almighty that I will have my own baby, and Waheguru [God] answered my prayers.”