Woman, 67, is China’s oldest new mother
A 67-year-old woman on Friday gave birth in China, with the parents claiming they are the country’s oldest couple to have a natural birth. The woman, named only as Tian, delivered a healthy girl by Caesarean section, Zaozhuang city’s Maternity and Child Healthcare Hospital told AFP. “The child was bestowed on the two of us by heaven,” Tian’s 68-yearold husband, Huang, told Chinese news site guancha. cn. The Global Times reported that the baby girl was called Tianci, meaning “gift from heaven”. The Jinan Times said Tian already had two children, including a son born in 1977, two years before China imposed a one-child policy to control its population.