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This new surgery could change pregnancy forever

Surgeons perform a uterus transplant at Baylor University Medical Center on Sept. 14

IT’S NOT WIDELY KNOWN, BUT EACH year, hundreds of women in the U.S. are born without the ability to carry a child—because they don’t have uteruses. Now, thanks to a groundbreaking series of experimental surgeries, doctors are hoping to change these women’s fate. In late September, four American women received womb transplants from living donors at Baylor University

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