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The First Uterus Transplant in the United States Has Failed

By Princess Chukwuneke
On February 24th, 2016, Lindsey, a 26-year-old woman from Texas, became the first in the United States to receive a uterus transplant. Despite having three adopted children, Lindsey still desired the experience of carrying and birthing a baby. Because she was born without a uterus, Lindsey saw the experimental uterus transplant as her only hope of fulfilling her dream. As chance would have it, she matched with a donor minutes …

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