Pioneering Womb Transplant Trial Highlights Risks and Ethical Dilemmas

Scientists hope that womb transplants can give women whose uterus is dysfunctional or missing—usually because of a congenital condition called MRKH or cancer surgery—the option of bearing their own children. But transplanting a womb poses unique challenges, in part because of the rigors of pregnancy, and the procedure is fraught with ethical dilemmas.

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