The last story of such is that of a Nigerian woman who gave birth to her first child at the age 67 years in Ogun state, South Western part of the country. At the moment, the Nigerian woman is Africa’s woman to have given birth via IVF at that age.
However, another 62-year-old woman has just given birth to her first child at the Hospital Center for Research and Application in Endoscopic Surgery and Human Reproduction (Chracerh) of Ngousso in Yaounde.
Suzanne M. gave birth, by caesarean section, to a girl of 2kg 700 after a 30 years journey between modern medicine, traditional pharmacopoeia and spiritual care.
This medical feat was achieved thanks to the in vitro fertilization of the teams of Dr. Jean Marie Kassia, CEO of Chracerh. In total, four babies, all girls, were introduced to the press. They are born of women aged 62, 53, 46 and 37 years old.
The new mother moved with joy named her child Mary, in homage to the Blessed Virgin: “I fulfilled my dream. I am grateful to God for putting an end to thirty years of humiliation. The future does not scare me. I have faith in God for the future, “she said in remarks quoted by our colleagues from Cameroon tribune.
The Chracerh was inaugurated on May 6, 2016 by Chantal Biya. In 2 years, several medical prowess have already been achieved in this center that provides high level care.
These include classical and obstetric gynecology, outpatient clinics, gynecological emergencies, cryoscopy, operative hysteroscopy, fibroscopy, medically assisted procreation and in vitro fertilization.
The Chracerh, part of Chantal Biya’s humanitarian action, has the primary mission of fighting against infertility.