Brazil: first baby born from the transplanted uterus of a dead donor is well

The first baby conceived from the transplanted uterus of a dead donor was born in Brazil a year ago

The first baby conceived by a sterile woman thanks to a transplant of uterus from a dead donor completed 1 year of age in Brazil

A study, published in the journal "The Lancet" this Wednesday, reveals that the first baby conceived by a sterile woman thanks to a transplant of uterus from a dead donor, completed 1 year of age in Brazil.

Seven months after birth, the baby - a girl - was doing well, weighing 7.2 kilos. She was still being breastfed by her mother, who is also in good health, says the study from Hospital das Clínicas in São Paulo, where the transplant was performed, in 2016.

It is the first time that the transplant of a deceased donor's womb ends in childbirth. It is also the first birth with a uterus transplant in Latin America.

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