Woman, 67, is China’s old­est new mother

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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.

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