A resident of Dnipropetrovsk in 35 years, gave birth to the 12th child.
How to tell the chief specialist of the Department of Health of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration Catherine Cairo, heroic mother gave birth to her first child at age 17, and over the next eight years managed to give birth to 11 children. The woman, who became a mother 12 times, never gave birth to twins or triplets, only one, reports 34.ua.
"We know this woman — said in Cairo. — Mother-heroine gives birth to 17 years. For her children — this is the meaning of life. "
However, not all residents of Dnipropetrovsk region rush to follow suit. Despite the fact that since 2006 the birth rate from 33 thousand babies a year rose to 37,000, this year there has been some decline. For the first six months of 2013 was registered in Dnipropetrovsk 16,500 births, which is 1,000 fewer births than in the same period last year.
"We attribute this trend to the fact that today give birth to come to the young women who were born in the 90s. And while the birth rate has been very low, "- said in Cairo.
In general, today in the Dnipropetrovsk region is home to more than 800 million women of child-bearing age.