A healthy baby boy has been born born prematurely via caesarean section to a Swedish mother last month after the mother had undergone a successful uterus transplant. The uterus was donated from a 61-year-old friend of the mother.
This case now represents proof of concept that a live birth can follow a successful uterus transplant, which to date has proven difficult to achieve in other cases.
The medical team from Sweden (some of whom are pictured above undertaking the transplant surgery) have also reported the case in detail in a leading medical journal The Lancet. The full Lancet paper can be downloaded via-
An image of the baby along with some condensed information can be viewed via clicking on the following link-