Woman, 64, gives birth to girl

ASCHAFFENBURG, Germany - A 64-year-old woman has given birth to a girl in the Bavarian town of Aschaffenburg, making her one of the oldest mothers in Europe, doctors said yesterday.

ASCHAFFENBURG, Germany - A 64-year-old woman has given birth to a girl in the Bavarian town of Aschaffenburg, making her one of the oldest mothers in Europe, doctors said yesterday.

Both mother and child were reported in good health, following the delivery of the baby by Caesarian section in a local clinic on Thursday.

The unnamed woman became pregnant as a result of invitrio treatment abroad using a donated egg cell and the sperm of her husband.

It is against the law in Germany to donate egg cells for pregnancies.

A 67-year-old Spanish woman became the world's oldest mother after she gave birth to twins at the end of December 2006. - Sapa-DPA

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