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70-Year Old Ugandan Gives Birth To Twins; An Example Of Cultural & Moral Differences A Big Fucking One!

TB Obwoge
4 min readDec 4, 2023

This is it right here one of the huge differences

Monday, 4 December 2023

By: TB Obwoge

I’m sorry but I’ve been at one of my lowest points in life recently, I’m actually still not doing well.

Yet, everyday I’m up and reading the news from around the world, I’ve been sleeping a lot more than normal. I’ve had a drastic weight loss, to a drastic weight gain. I might be dying and not willingly at the moment.

However several social issues have gotten my attention. This story of the 70-year old granny, that gave birth to twins with the help if IVF in Uganda has got me a bit angry. What an irresponsible act by this doctor should land him unemployed.

I’ve read hundreds of comments from Africans on social media, praying and thanking God. Most called this a miracle, hundreds of congratulations but did anyone read the article, after the title?

Photo of Granny

She had given birth to a 3-year old child, just a few years prior. She admits in a video interview that she has no idea how she’s going to care for the children when she returns home. The 3-year old is with someone else, not sure if this was just during the time she was hospitalized to give birth to the twins.

She said she was childless throughout her marriage, was mocked for not giving birth. That husband is gone and she moved onto another man.

Dr. Edward Tamale Sali, a fertility specialist at the Women’s Hospital International and Fertility Centre, told the BBC the mother used a donor egg and her partner’s sperm for the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure.

But Namukwaya voiced dismay that her partner has not visited her since she came to the hospital for the delivery.

“Maybe he is not happy that I delivered twins because men don’t want to know you are carrying more than one child in a womb for fear of may be responsibilities that come with that,” she said.

Source: CBS News

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TB Obwoge

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