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worlds first robotic womb transplant birth

2019-04-09 20:43 #0 by: Leia

A Swedish woman became the first in the world to get pregnant after having a womb transplant performed using a robot has given birth to a healthy boy.

He is the first boy to be been from a robotic womb transplant, only 15 babies worldwide have been born from a transplanted womb, of which nine have been delivered following procedures in Sweden.

"This is an extremely important step towards developing the surgery involved in uterine transplantation, and its safety,” said Mats Brännström, professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the Sahlgrenska Academy.

You can read more about the story here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46438396

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All the best, Leia

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2019-04-10 09:01 #1 by: Niklas

Interesting that Sweden has been involved in as many as 9 out of 15 womb transplants globally.

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