EVANSVILLE, Ind. --At 60 years old, an Indiana woman is now a mom.
Last year, Claudette Cook and her husband decided to start a family, but they knew they'd have to deal with a few bumps in the road. Last fall, they saw an in vitro fertilization specialist who gave her the go-ahead.
Now, she's a mother for the first time after her 60th birthday.
"Isaac came out first, and Isaiah came out second," Cook said.
Claudette beat all the odds, giving birth to fraternal twins Sunday night.
"I cried. I was like, you know, you look at TV and you see other people in the delivery room and you're like, oh my goodness. And, it was me. So, joy, it was so sweet," she said while holding her husband, Ross's, hand. "Everything changed in that moment. Once they're born, your life changes."
Isaac and Isaiah were each five pounds, born almost a month before Cook's due date. She had a C-section to ensure a healthy delivery.
She and Ross met 10 years ago in church. Nine years ago, doctors told her she would never have children because of her age.
"Doors started opening up, and BAM, here they are," Cook said.
The couple says, with the power of prayer, anything is possible.
"Age is but a number with God. Plus, I was healthy and in shape. I was like, yes, I know I can do this - I know I can. No matter how hard it was, He brought me through it all, so, awesome God," she said while at Deaconess Women's Hospital on Tuesday.
WFIE reports that it will be a couple of weeks before they can take their newborns home. The twins are healthy and their mother is doing just fine.