65-year-old woman expecting quadruplets defends her choice

April 15, 2015 2:33 PM

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65-year-old woman expecting quadruplets defends her choice

A lot of 65-year-olds are looking forward to new challenges in their lives—but only one is looking forward to giving birth to quadruplets. In an interview with German channel RTL, Annegret Raunigk says it is "quite a strain battling against the cliches" about her age, the Guardian reports.

The soon-to-retire teacher, who was treated at an IVF clinic in Ukraine, says she has "always liked life with kids" and "the constant challenges" involved, and she is not nervous about having to raise young children in her 70s.

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