She is the first in the world to give birth like THIS. The healthy 1-year-old has made his…

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Like many couples in love, the hope of starting a family together is something to look forward to.

Such was the case with this sweden couple, Malin Stenberg and Claes Nilsson. But there was a major problem standing in their way. Malin has an artificial vagina due to a genetic defect called Rokitansky Syndrome where a female is born without a [email protected] or uterus. She underwent surgery in her youth to get an artificial one, but knew that it still would not enable her to have kids. But Claes is a persistent fellow, and he was determined to find a way to work around the artificial [email protected] situation!

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He was able to get his girlfriend into a risky research project where only 9 women were selected.

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The idea of the research project was to put a foreign uterus into the female bodies. Past projects had shown the body to reject a uterus from dead individuals who had donated their body parts for science.

A 61-year-old friend of the family, Ewa Rosen, stepped forward and offered up her uterus. She already had her children and agreed to allow Malin a chance to have her own. It would only be 42 days later after the transfer, that Malin ends up having her first period ever at age 35. A year later, Malin was pregnant!

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The baby is developing wonderfully, but 31 weeks in Malin is forced to have a C-section due to irregularities. It remains unclear if this had anything to do with the transplant or not, but in any event the baby was delivered and is completely healthy!

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t’s been a year and little Vincent is the love of their lives. He’s healthy and fit and behaving as a baby should. Malin had the foreign uterus removed so she no longer has to undergo the heavy hormone therapy. The donor, Ewa, is very close to the family and naturally a special connection exists.

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The study concluded with 7 out of 9 women accepting an implanted uterus and 4 actually gave birth. It’s a pretty incredible number and it gives hope to more women, who were born without the ability to bear children, that perhaps there is a chance for childbirth after all!

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