ITALY – A 100 year-old woman, Anatolia Vertadella has given birth to a baby boy after a successful ovary transplant. The controversial transplant is widely criticized by medical professionals because of her advanced age.
According to sources, the controversial and illegal surgical operation was performed in a private clinic in Turkey, where European laws on transplants do not apply, admits the newly became mother of a healthy 9-pound baby boy who does not wish to disclose the name of the private clinic.
“I am very happy and thankful to the doctors who performed the operation,” she admitted. “The feeling of giving a birth to the child is amazing and I am so grateful. This is a true blessing of God.” she told local reporters.
“I could not procreate since I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. For a long time I believed God was punishing me, but the God is real, and he is listens to our prayers, he has granted me with fertility at a age that is not less than a miracle,” acknowledges the century-old fervent Catholic.
The operation was completely legal in Turkey and undertaken by a handful of expert surgeons. According to medical reports, the woman is in great health for her age and have many good years in front of her to share with her child.