First Uterine Transplant Baby

Mallory was born without a uterus and told she’d never have children.  She and her husband Nick, through the help of her sister, used surrogacy to become parents of a daughter.  Then Mallory became the recipient of a uterus transplant.  About nine months after the surgery, she became pregnant by in vitro fertilization and delivered a son in May – the first such delivery outside a clinical trial.  The team at the University of Alabama at Birmingham say they have a few other pregnant mothers and want this protocol to become standard care for infertility.  I expect that men in the process of so-called transitioning will be lining up to have transplants.  Medical advancements are moving at light speed.  Let’s hope and pray moral ethics can be part of the decisions.

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