First baby born from dead donor's uterus: The Lancet

IANS Dec 06, 2018

In a medical milestone, the world's first baby has been born using a womb transplanted from a dead woman, a Lancet study says.

Following the uterus transplant from a 45-year-old brain dead woman a healthy baby girl was born in 2017, an advance that may open access for all women with uterine infertility, without the need for live donors. The womb transplant, lasting over 10 hours took place in Brazil's Sao Paolo in September 2016. The baby was born in December 2017.

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