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Woman, 59, to get IVF treatment: other controversial mothers

Source: The Telegraph >> Read Full Article and Comment

Last year 66-year-old Elizabeth Adeney from Lidgate, Suffolk, became the country’s oldest mother after travelling to Ukraine for fertility treatment.

By Martin Evans
Published: 7:45AM GMT 18 Jan 2010

The wealthy divorcee gave birth to a healthy baby boy in May.

Prior to that 62-year-old psychiatrist Patricia Rashbrook of Lewes, East Sussex, held the record after giving birth to a son in 2006.

She and her husband, John, travelled to a former Soviet Republic, where she underwent IVF treatment by the controversial fertility expert Severino Antinori.

Her son, named Jay Jay, was born by caesarean section at the Sussex County Hospital.

In 1997 Elizabeth Buttle gave birth following IVF treatment, but only after she allegedly lied about her age, claiming to be 49.

Last year one of the world’s oldest mothers, Carmen Bousada, 69, from Spain died just three years after giving birth to twin boys.

She had undergone £20,000 of IVF treatment in Los Angeles where she claimed to be 11 years younger than she actually was… Continue Reading

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