December 15, 2016
(CNN) – A 24-year-old Dubai native has become the first woman to give birth after having her fertility restored from ovarian tissue frozen during her childhood. Moaza al Matrooshi gave birth to a healthy son, Rashid, at the Portland Hospital in London on Tuesday. She is the first person in the world to have had a successful pregnancy using ovarian tissue that was harvested before the onset of puberty and the only person to have her ovaries transplanted back after 13 years in storage.
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