It’s an amazing thing seeing a dream come to life. You dare to let yourself imagine something beautiful, and you hope desperately for the day it comes true. When it finally does, it’s almost surreal. On Dec. 1, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas announced the first birth in the U.S. of a baby to … Continue reading Uterus transplant: Once a dream, now reality
As early as age 5, Tiffany Anthony, MD, knew she wanted to become a doctor. The personal impact of a pediatrician inspired her to pursue a career in medicine. As she chased that dream, she never wavered. Dr. Anthony worked as a nanny in college for two married surgeons and was heavily influenced by the … Continue reading Women in Medicine: How this female transplant surgeon inspires
On Friday, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas announced that a baby had been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant as part of a landmark clinical trial conducted over the past year and a half. The patient and her family have asked for privacy at this time, but they did want to … Continue reading From the Mother: “We consider ourselves profoundly blessed to have been a part of this study”
Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, a part of Baylor Scott & White Health, today announced that a baby has been born to a mother who received a uterus transplant as part of a landmark clinical trial conducted over the past year and a half. “We want to thank the family for allowing us to … Continue reading Baylor University Medical Center announces first baby born in U.S. from transplanted uterus
Today, Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas released details on the first four living-donor uterine transplants performed in the United States as part of a clinical trial under Institutional Review Board approval. These first four surgeries were performed in September. This announcement comes after two years of preparation and a careful review of all 16 … Continue reading Baylor University Medical Center performs first living-donor uterus transplants in the U.S.
We think of transplantation as a procedure that restores life. These are vital surgeries for patients who unfortunately have lost function in their liver, lungs, heart or other organs. What’s fascinating to me about uterus transplant is that we’re not restoring life, but giving life, which is an entirely new dimension for the field of … Continue reading Ethics of uterus transplantation
I’ve been extremely blessed to be a mother of two children. In my life there has been no greater joy than being a parent to my son and daughter. As a labor and delivery nurse for more than a decade, I’ve also been able to see thousands of women able to share that same joy. … Continue reading Uterine transplant nurse tells of overwhelming response to clinical trial
They say motherhood is a gift. It’s that surreal and unforgettable moment of holding your newborn in your arms for the first time, gazing into a tiny face you feel like you’ve known your whole life. But for some, life throws a curve ball, extinguishing high hopes of motherhood for many women diagnosed with infertility. … Continue reading Baylor University Medical Center to offer uterus transplants in clinical trial