How old is too old to have children? Meet the world's oldest mum | 60 Minutes Australia

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It's no secret women are leaving it later to have babies. But 66? Well, that's how old Adriana Illiescu is and she's just had a healthy little girl. That makes her the oldest mother in the world. Too old, say many experts. Here in Australia, our oldest mum was 53 when she gave birth to triplets. Wait till you see how she's coping now. So, how old is too old? And just what is a fit and proper mother? We were looking for those answers when we set out to investigate this latest row in the baby business. But we also discovered something much more troubling, a sinister racket, an international trade in human eggs.

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