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British Mom to Donate Womb To Her Daughter


British Mom to Donate Womb To Her Daughter

Talk about motherly devotion: A 56-year-old British woman has agreed to donate her uterus to her daughter so that the younger woman can have a baby. The pioneering surgery, scheduled to happen next year in Sweden, will be the world's first mother-to-daughter womb transplant.

Eva Ottosson's daughter Sara, was born without a uterus. When researchers in Sweden told her that the transplant was possible, and that her mother would be the best donor, the two agreed it was worth a shot. The Telegraph reports that "if the transplant is successful Sara...could become pregnant and carry a child in the same womb from which she herself was born."

Watch Eva Ottosson talk about her decision to donate her uterus

Would you donate your uterus if your child asked you?

Image Source: Via The Telegraph

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