Nigeria has recorded the birth of its first baby conceived through the oocyte (egg) freezing protocol. The feat was recorded by The Bridge Clinic, Lagos, on February 16, with the delivery of a male child, named Tiwatope. The oocyte was preserved through cryopreservation, which is the cooling of cells and tissues to sub-zero temperatures to stop biological activity and preserve the cells for future use.
History made in Abeokuta as Nigerian woman becomes Africa’s oldest IVF mum…delivers baby boy at 67yrs
A Nigerian woman, Mrs Ajibola
Otunbusin delivered a bouncing baby boy at 67 years old, breaking all kinds of records
in the process.
only has she become the oldest Nigerian woman to give birth through IVF
(in-vitro fertilization), she is also the oldest African in recorded history to
give birth to a baby, and the 2nd oldest mum in the world.
elated mother and her husband Professor Samuel Olu Otunbusin were beside
themselves with joy after delivering her baby boy at Atoke Medical Centre,
Abeokuta on Saturday 20th October 2018. The very happy Professor Otunbusin said
God revealed to him 35 years ago .” God revealed to me 35 years ago
about the birth of my son Oluwatobi”
had undergone the IVF procedure at the St Ives IVF&Fertility center.
her successful conception and delivery she becomes the latest in a long line of
women who have benefited from the highly lauded St Ives IVF programme.
to Thelagostimes, Mrs Ajibola Otunbusin narrated how her efforts to have a
child have taken her to several specialist hospitals in Nigeria and India where
she underwent numerous procedures without success.
might be hard to believe but I am 67 years old and I have been married for over
39 years. I have done several IVF both in India and in Nigeria that failed. At
several points, I had said to myself: ‘So I will die without a child of my
own?’ But I never gave up on God. I held on to the belief that at the appointed
time, God will remember me. And my husband kept encouraging me.
2018. I was directed to St. Ives Fertility center by the Holy Spirit. I started
the procedure with joy and I ended it with joy from above.”
glowing with the radiance that comes from a long mission finally accomplished,
Mrs Ajibola Otunbusin advised other women who are encountering challenges with
childbearing not to lose hope.
urged them to remain positive and try all medical methods while also looking up
to God for the fruit of the womb.
hereby encourage all women despite your age not to relent, God of Sarah will
remember you too”, she said.
medical team was led by the Head of IVF unit Dr Babatunde Okewale FRCOG,
experts of the team were Dr Kingsley Obodo FMCOG,
ETIABA BECOMES A FATHER AFTER 15 YEARS OF MARRIAGE
The joy of the Lord is the strength of Barrister Emeka Etiaba, former governorship aspirant in the 2010 governorship election in Anambra State and that of his wife, Barrister (Mrs.) Joy Etiaba, as they and other members of their families are still basking in the arrival of Emeka and Joy’s first child after 15 years of marriage...READ MORE BY CLICKING GREEN LINK BELOW: http://www.mybabytestimony.blogspot.com
Couples with infertility conditions can now heave sighs of relief as one of nigeria’s leading fertility treatment centres, Nordica, will officially open its new facility on Erhuvwu Club Street, Asaba, Delta State, on November 3 2009.The event will start with a week long programme, which includes for a for doctors and nurses, fertility walk and an open day for free discussions and checks.Since inception Nordica Fertility Centre has helped many infertile couples to conceive and get delivered of over 300 babies.
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