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Health & FitIn US 1st, baby is born from deceased donor's transplanted womb

01:36  10 july  2019
01:36  10 july  2019 Source:   ap.org

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Baby is first to be born in US after uterus transplant , hospital says. "The results provide proof-of-concept for a new treatment option for absolute Though the success of uterus transplants has been proven, Brännström said, "it is important that it also works with a deceased donor , with longer

Brazilian doctors are reporting the world' s first baby born to a woman with a uterus transplanted Eleven previous births have used a transplanted womb but from a living donor , usually a relative or "Now she comes in to show us the baby and she is so happy," The woman became pregnant through

In US 1st, baby is born from deceased donor's transplanted womb © Isabel Pavia/Getty Images CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Clinic says it has delivered the first baby in North America after a womb transplant from a dead donor.

Uterine transplants have enabled more than a dozen women to give birth, usually with wombs donated from a living donor such as a friend or relative. In December, doctors in Brazil reported the world's first birth using a deceased donor's womb.

These transplants were pioneered by a Swedish doctor who did the first successful one five years ago.

The Cleveland hospital said Tuesday that the girl was born in June. The clinic has done five uterus transplants so far and three have been successful, with two women waiting to attempt pregnancy with new wombs. In all, the clinic aims to enroll 10 women in its study.

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A CNN commentator's 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago at Duke University Hospital. © Courtesy Bakari Sellers Bakari Sellers' 8-month-old baby is on the road to recovery after receiving a liver transplant less than two weeks ago. Bakari Sellers' daughter Sadie was born in January with a rare liver condition that placed her on the transplant list for three months, Sellers said Thursday morning on CNN's "New Day." "She's doing well. She kept me up last night," Sellers said. "She is coming back to life and showing us those glimmers in her eyes.

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