A 36-year-old Swedish woman born without a uterus received a womb donated by a 61-year-old family friend, who had previously had two sons and had already been through menopause. After the womb transplant, the younger woman had a baby boy named Vincent. Mother and son are doing fine. The new mother is part of a womb transplant clinical trial of nine women. Two more are due at the end of the year.
Their doctor, Dr. Brannstrom of Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, said: “I expect most of our patients will be able to deliver babies.” He also said that women who have suffered repeated miscarriages with no cause found could be offered “the solution” of a womb transplant.