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Womb transplant offers hope for those dealing with infertility

Posted at 8:52 PM, Jan 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-10 22:52:35-05

(NBC News) A Pennsylvania woman has become the second woman in the United States to deliver a baby from a womb transplanted from a deceased donor.

Doctors from Penn Medicine made the announcement Thursday.

33-year-old Jennifer Gobrecht was born without a uterus and underwent a uterine transplant in 2018.

She gave birth to little Benjamin via C-section in November of last year at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia.

Nearly a dozen women have given birth after womb transplants in the U.S., but most received a uterus from living donors.

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