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IN People ON 12 Feb, 2016
A woman goes through a lot during pregnancy, the changes ranging from physical to emotional and phycological. The whole period of pregnancy is a wonderful experience except for the unbearable pain and challenges, one may even fail to imagine. But here we have the case of a 92-year woman for whom pregnancy turned out to be her worst nightmare.
One cannot help but just wonder and struggle at believeing that such a thing can happen.
What's a big deal. She is going to be a mother and it's going to be wonderful experience.
...She is pregnant and unbelievably 92-year-old. It's like someone accidently dropping a seed and after some decades finding a huge tree in the backyard.
In 1948, She was told by her medics that her child had died in the womb. She walked away without getting it removed as doctors demanded £100 to remove it. She said: "It was a huge sum at the time – more than the whole family earned in several years so I did nothing and ignored it."
Dr Liu Anbin at Qingshen hospital said: "I couldn't believe my eyes when I discovered she had a baby in her belly. I've been a doctor for more than 40 years, and it's the first time I have seen something like this." Now medics are carrying out further tests to see if Huang needs an operation to remove the baby. Consultant Xu Xianming, director of the Obstetrics and Gynecology department at the hospital, said: "Normally a dead foetus would decay. It's very rare that Huang can be so healthy." – thesun
X-rays revealed it was 4.4 pounds.
It occurs when the fetus dies during abdominal pregnancy. Since it is too large to be reabsorbed by the body, it calcifies on the outside as part of a maternal foreign body reaction, shielding the mother's body from the dead tissue of the fetus and preventing infection. - Wikipedia
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