Swedish woman gives birth to world’s first womb transplant baby

October 6, 2014 9:02 AM

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A 36-year-old Swedish woman has become the first in the world to give birth from a transplanted womb, after delivering a healthy baby boy weighing 1775g (3.9lbs) in September, 2014.

The unidentified woman, who has a genetic condition that means she was born without a womb, was one of nine Swedish women who received a uterus transplant from a live donor in 2013. The transplanted womb was donated by a 61-year-old family friend, who had gone through the menopause 7 years before th...

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