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In a first, Brazilian woman with uterus transplanted from deceased donor gives birth

In a global first, a woman who received a transplanted uterus from a deceased donor welcomed a healthy baby girl last December, a team of Brazilian doctors revealed on Tuesday.

While 11 women with transplanted wombs from living donors have given birth, 10 earlier attempts using deceased donors all failed, The Associated Press reports. The mother, a 32-year-old psychologist, was born without a uterus. The donated womb came from a 45-year-old mother of three who died of a stroke. Seven months after the transplant, the psychologist went through in vitro fertilization...

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News Posted By: theweek - 7 days ago