57-Year-Old Woman Gives Birth Years After Death Of 13-Year-Old Daughter


Here's today's feel-good story:

Barbara Higgins gave birth as a 57-year-old and can only laugh when she remembers people's reactions when she tells them.

She describes the reactions as "Expressionless. Staring at me," she told TODAY. "And we didn't tell anybody anything. And I didn't tell anybody when I was pregnant until I was 20 weeks in, pretty much. So I would make this sort of announcement, 'Hey I have something to tell you, I'm 20 weeks pregnant with a baby boy,' and just...silence."

She became one of the oldest people in the country to give birth after delivering her son, Jack. Her Daughter, Molly, died of complications from an unexpected brain tumor at 13.

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