Obstetrician famed for delivering a baby on live TV dies aged 69

The death of the renowned media doctor and IVF pioneer Dr Ric Porter was reported on Nine News.
Dr Ric Porter. Photo: Newspix.

Dr Ric Porter, a prominent obstetrician and IVF doctor who performed the first caesarean on Australian live television, has died aged 69.

The fertility expert and media personality died of pancreatic cancer, Channel Nine reported on Saturday.