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Woman gives birth using donated womb

A 36-year-old Swede has become the world’s first woman to give birth after receiving a womb transplant. Doctors at the University of Gothenburg say the birth, which happened last month, is proof that the last barrier to female infertility has been broken down.

In a medical first, the baby boy was delivered prematurely but healthy by caesarian section in September, according to research published Saturday by British medical journal The Lancet.

“The baby is fantastic,” said Dr. Mats Brannstrom, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Gothenburg and Stockholm IVF, who led the research. “But it is even better to see the joy in the parents and how happy he made them.” Read the rest of this report at


08.10.2014 | 12:34