- The 72-year woman who gave birth last year admits she is now very tired
- She feels overwhelmed with the care her baby needs
- But affirms she has does not have any regrets
The 72-year old Indian woman who last year made headlines after giving birth to a baby, is now dwelling on the pros and cons of having given birth at her age. “It's been harder than I thought,” she admits.
Daljinder Kaur developed high blood pressure and her joints weakened, soon after her first child was born last April. The baby is healthy, but suffers from low weight for his age. Even though Armaan Singh will turn one in less than one month, he only weighs 15 lbs.
Now that the baby is starting to crawl, Kaur comments it is hard for her to cope, but firmly says she has no regrets, and both she and her husband, 80-year old Mohinder Singh Gill, are trying their best to raise her on their own, without any outside help.
“I have to take care of my health but I have to care of Armaan too. Since he’s been crawling I’m on my hands and knees and it’s hard. My body can’t take it,” Kaur explains. She adds she feels very tired most of the time. Her husband also helps, but always within his boundaries due to his advanced age.
The couple comes from Amritsar, in the northern Punjab region of India. They had been married for 46 years before conceiving Armaan, through IVF method.
The Singh couple's case was widely publicized all over the world, when their baby Armaan was born: