(from Yeshiva World News blog)
Israel: A Grandmother of 7 Gives Birth to Her 19th
Blei Ayin Hora
September 14, 2008
After 8 boys and 10 girls, Sima Zalmanov, 47, from Tzfas, gave birth to a boy last week, her 19th child blei ayin hora. The new boy was born in Rebecca Ziff Hospital in Tzfas, where the staff knows her well.
Sima admits, “It came as a surprise. I thought at this age, I would not have more children but we are excited over the gift”.
Sima, who has been married for 27 years, is the principal of the city’s Chabad high school for girls. Her eldest child, a son, is 26. Six of the couple’s children are married.
Sima and her husband are waiting for the birth of their eighth grandchild due next month I”YH.