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Parenting
Sue Tollefsen 26 January 2010
Sue Tollefsen and her daughter
Is 60 too old to become a mother?

Sue Tollefsen from Essex gave birth to her first child in 2008 following IVF treatment in Russia. She was aged 58. Now Sue is investigating the possibility of conceiving again, this time in Britain. If she and the London Women’s Clinic decide to go through with it, she will be the first woman to give birth in the UK at 60. Her story is featured in a BBC documentary, 'Too old to be a mum'. Sue joins Jane to discuss the issues surrounding older motherhood, the remarkable birth of her daughter, and the decision she now faces in whether to pursue a second child.
 
'Too old to be a mum' is on BBC1 England and BBC1 Scotland on 26th January at 22.35



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