An infant is attracting global attention after becoming the first baby to be born via uterus transplant from a deceased donor, Reuters reports.
The healthy baby girl was delivered last December in Brazil to her mom who was born without a uterus. The woman used the womb of a 45-year-old female who had three previous children and died of a stroke, according to the case report published in the medical journal Lancet this week. The baby was delivered via c-section at 35 weeks and three days, and weighed nearly 6 lbs.
The transplant was carried out in September 2016 when the recipient was 32-years-old, according to the Brazilian doctors. During the procedure, the uterus from…
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