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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Cleveland Clinic announces recipient of first transplant performed in U.S.

WKOW | Matt Cash

Doctors announced on Monday identified the woman who received the nation's first uterus transplant is doing well.

The woman, identified only as Lindsey, had functioning ovaries, but no uterus.

The transplant was completed late last month, and will allow her to become pregnant using in-vitro fertilization, so she can carry her own biological child.

"I've prayed that God would allow me to experience pregnancy and here we are today at the beginning of that journey," said Lindsey. Continue reading

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