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Erramatti Mangamma (≥74 years) is currently the oldest living mother in the world after delivering twin babies.[1] On 5 September 2019, she became the world's oldest living mother to give birth to a child at the age of 74. The record for being the oldest mother in the world was held by Daljinder Kaur who gave birth to a baby boy at the age of 72.[2]

Erramatti Mangamma
Erramatti Mangamma

Known forcurrently world's oldest mother
Spouse(s)Raja Rao (m. 1962)


Erramatti Mangamma married Raja Rao in 1962 in Andhra Pradesh. However, according to the reports, the couple couldn't deliver a baby child for a long time.[3]


The couple are believed to have consulted several doctors for a long time and finally, they gave birth to twins after consulting a village doctor Shanakkalaya Umashankar in November 2018.[4] The couple delivered twin baby girls for the first time after their marriage in 1962.[5] Erramatti delivered her twin babies on 5 September 2019 after being conceived through the process of in-vitro fertilisation via caesarean in Guntur town of Hyderabad. In fact, she also became the oldest mother to give birth to twins.[6]

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  1. ^ "'Oldest' mum alive delivers twins at the age of 74". DNA India. 2019-09-06. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  2. ^ Desk, India TV News (2019-09-05). "VIRAL: Hyderabad woman, aged 74, sets world record by giving birth to twins". Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  3. ^ "74 வயதில் இரட்டை குழந்தைகளை பெற்றெடுத்த சாதனை பாட்டி". 2019-09-05. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  4. ^ "First time in India, 74-year-old woman to give birth to twins". Retrieved 2019-09-06. External link in |website= (help)
  5. ^ "Miracle of Birth: 74-year-old Erramatti Mangamma becomes mother to twin girls in Andhra Pradesh | Latest News & Updates at". DNA India. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  6. ^ "74-year-old Andhra woman delivers twin girls, may be the oldest ever to give birth". Retrieved 2019-09-06.