Chiswick Born Elizabeth Munro Becomes Britain's Oldest Mother

"I know some people won't understand, but I don't care" the 66 year old tells critics

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Chiswick born Elizabeth Munro becomes Britain's Oldest Mother


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Chiswick born Elizabeth Munro became Britain's oldest ever mother when she gave birth to a baby boy.

Turning 67 in a matter of weeks, the new mother defied critics saying "It will be just me and my baby. I know some people won't understand, but I don't care".

Indeed that is the only thing she has said on the matter amidst accusations that, by going abroad for IVF, she has defied nature and risks leaving her son an orphan in childhood.

A former acquaintance told The Daily Mail, "Elizabeth is highly driven and ambitious,' says one former acquaintance. "She's remarkably resilient, dogged even. She's a domineering, egotistical character who is used to getting her own way."

Born in Chiswick in 1942, where her father George worked as an electrical engineer a new power station built to power the London Underground, Elizabeth went onto to be educated privately, but according to one source had little interest in academia.

Following a bitter divorce, her desire to have a child became 'all-consuming' which led to IVF clinics abroad.

Elizabeth Munro is not the oldest woman in the world to give birth, Last year, 70-year-old Omkari Panwar from India gave birth to a twin boy and a girl after IVF. Also last year, British Doctor Patricia Rashbrook, gave birth to a son when she was 62 after treatment in Russia.

June 16, 2009