First-time 60-year-old mother and her newborn daughter are healthy after an emergency cesarean delivery on Tuesday morning at the Kaplan Medical Center in Rehovot.
The mother, who wished to remain anonymous, was rushed to the hospital with preeclampsia, a condition that can potentially harm both mother and baby. It took a medical team including two gynecologists, two pediatricians, a midwife and three nurses an hour to deliver her 2.2-kilogram (4.85-pound) daughter, the hospital said.
The woman, who had undergone many years of fertility treatments, thanked the medical staff.
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