Erramatti Mangamma

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Erramatti Mangamma
Erramatti Mangamma

Known forcurrently world's oldest mother
Spouse(s)Raja Rao (m. 1962)

Erramatti Mangamma (≥74 years) is currently the oldest living mother in the world after delivering twin babies.[1] On 5 September 2019, she became the world's oldest living mother to give birth to a child at the age of 74. The record for being the oldest mother in the world was held by Daljinder Kaur who gave birth to a baby boy at the age of 72.[2]


Erramatti Mangamma married Raja Rao in 1962 in Andhra Pradesh. However, according to the reports, the couple couldn't deliver a baby child for a long time.[3]


The couple are believed to have consulted several doctors for a long time and finally, they gave birth to twins after consulting a village doctor Shanakkalaya Umashankar in November 2018.[4] The couple delivered twin baby girls for the first time after their marriage in 1962.[5] Erramatti delivered her twin babies on 5 September 2019 after being conceived through the process of in-vitro fertilisation via caesarean in Guntur town of Hyderabad. In fact, she also became the oldest mother to give birth to twins.[6]

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  1. ^ "'Oldest' mum alive delivers twins at the age of 74". DNA India. 2019-09-06. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  2. ^ Desk, India TV News (2019-09-05). "VIRAL: Hyderabad woman, aged 74, sets world record by giving birth to twins". Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  3. ^ "74 வயதில் இரட்டை குழந்தைகளை பெற்றெடுத்த சாதனை பாட்டி". 2019-09-05. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  4. ^ "First time in India, 74-year-old woman to give birth to twins". Retrieved 2019-09-06. External link in |website= (help)
  5. ^ "Miracle of Birth: 74-year-old Erramatti Mangamma becomes mother to twin girls in Andhra Pradesh | Latest News & Updates at". DNA India. Retrieved 2019-09-06.
  6. ^ "74-year-old Andhra woman delivers twin girls, may be the oldest ever to give birth". Retrieved 2019-09-06.