(NBC News) – A Pennsylvania woman has become the second woman in the United States to deliver a baby from a womb transplanted from a deceased donor.
Doctors from Penn Medicine made the announcement Thursday.
33-year-old Jennifer Gobrecht was born without a uterus and underwent a uterine transplant in 2018.
She gave birth to little Benjamin via C-section in November of last year at Penn Medicine in Philadelphia.
Nearly a dozen women have given birth after womb transplants in the U.S., but most received a uterus from living donors.
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