fbpx

infertility

Doctor’s Office: A visit with Giuliano Testa

As it should be, a visit to the doctor is all about you, when the physician leads the question-asking. “Doctor’s Office” turns the tables so we can get to know our Baylor Scott & White Health doctors better — as people. About the doctor Giuliano Testa, MD, FACS, MBA, is chief of abdominal transplant at …

Doctor’s Office: A visit with Giuliano Testa Read More »

Geriatric pregnancy: Waiting later in life to have a baby

As a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist for more than two decades, I think the term “geriatric pregnancy” is a bit of an exaggeration. When I think of the word “geriatric,” I think of older ladies enjoying their retirement years after having spent a large portion of their younger years raising families and working. But in the world …

Geriatric pregnancy: Waiting later in life to have a baby Read More »

Video: Celebrating the birthday of our second baby delivered from a transplanted uterus

One year ago, we welcomed the birth of our second baby delivered from a transplanted uterus. Today, we celebrate her birthday and the hope she brings to women born with absolute uterine factor infertility. She’s the reason we believe in miracles. Do you? The second phase of our uterus transplant trial is currently seeking donors to …

Video: Celebrating the birthday of our second baby delivered from a transplanted uterus Read More »

A message of hope for those struggling with infertility

Talking to the parents of the first baby born in the U.S. after a uterus transplant, you wouldn’t know they were part of a major medical milestone in a landmark clinical trial. They’re just like any other set of parents — overjoyed and in love with their precious baby boy, who recently celebrated his first …

A message of hope for those struggling with infertility Read More »

Outlive Yourself Award: Inspiring surgeon recognized for impact in landmark uterus transplant clinical trials

In Women in Medicine, read stories of Baylor Scott & White physicians, leaders, employees and patients who are paving the way for women in the field of medicine. When Liza Johannesson, MD, set out to become a doctor, she had no idea her path would one day bring her here — to Dallas, Texas, transplanting uteruses …

Outlive Yourself Award: Inspiring surgeon recognized for impact in landmark uterus transplant clinical trials Read More »

Fertility 101: What you need to know about getting pregnant

Attempting to get pregnant is an exciting time for most women. However, in the midst of that excitement, you probably have quite a few questions too. Here are some simple tips from an OB/GYN to help you further understand your body and the process of making a baby. Before you try There are a few …

Fertility 101: What you need to know about getting pregnant Read More »

Baylor Scott & White transplant surgeon named to TIME 100

Every year, TIME magazine releases a list of the world’s 100 most influential people, honoring individuals whose work has changed the world for the better. The list recognizes the activism, innovation and achievement of the most influential people across the globe — think names like Beyoncé, Pope Francis and Steve Jobs. This year, Giuliano Testa, …

Baylor Scott & White transplant surgeon named to TIME 100 Read More »

Uterus transplant: Once a dream, now reality

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 …

Uterus transplant: Once a dream, now reality Read More »

Baylor University Medical Center announces first baby born in U.S. from transplanted uterus

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 …

Baylor University Medical Center announces first baby born in U.S. from transplanted uterus Read More »