The Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH), Idi Araba, on Sunday, April 19, announced that a 68-year-old woman was delivered of a set of twins in the hospital and they are her first children.
Though the institution did not reveal the name of the new mother, it however displayed the photograph of the woman, her husband and the twins in its twitter handle.
According to the statement by the hospital, “LUTH has successfully delivered a 68-year-old primigravida (pregnant for the first time) with twin (a male and a female) gestation (pregnancy) following an IVF conception. She was delivered through an elective Caesarean section at 37 weeks gestation on Tuesday, 14 April, 2020.
“The IVF and embryo transfer were done at an outside facility. She was thereafter referred to LUTH at early gestation and subsequently managed till term.
“Is the first in LUTH, Nigeria & Africa! Mother & babies are well.”