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PLANO (CBSDFW.COM) – A 54-year old grandmother has given birth to her own grandchild as a surrogate at Medical Center of Plano.

Tracey Thompson offered to carry her daughter; Kelley McKissacks’ baby after she had struggled with infertility.

Tracey Thompson offered to carry her daughter; Kelley McKissack's baby. (Becky Wiese - CBS11)

Tracey Thompson offered to carry her daughter; Kelley McKissack’s baby. (Becky Wiese – CBS11)

Just after 3 PM on Wednesday January, 6 2016 the 54-year old gave birth to her granddaughter Kelcey who weighed in at 6 pounds 11 ounces.

The healthy baby was named after both her grandmother and mother.

Thompson said, “This is such a blessing that I can do this for my daughter.”

A news conference with the family and doctors at the hospital is scheduled for 1pm central time.

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