A 45-year-old woman gave birth to her sixteenth baby in Madhya Pradesh’s Damoh district, but both woman and her newborn baby died soon afterwards.
The woman has been identified as Sukhrani Ahirwar from Padajhir village in the Damoh district. She delivered a baby boy at home on Saturday, Kallo Bai Vishwakarma, an Accredited Social Health Activist (ASHA) under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), said.
Sukhrani Ahirwar had earlier given birth to 15 children, however, the family lost seven of them.
“However, the condition of the woman and her newborn turned critical and they were rushed to a primary health center, where both of them were pronounced dead,” Kallo Bai Viswakarma said. added.
District Chief Medical and Health Officer Dr. Sangeeta Trivedi has confirmed the incident.