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Ovary Procedure Delays Menopause

Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Saturday, July 07, 2012 | 0 comments

Ovary Procedure Delays Menopause
According to the Daily Mail, the American microsurgeon Sherman Silber has performed transplants of ovarian tissue for 11 women at St Luke's Hospital in St Louis, Missouri.

In 2007, Silber transplanted an ovary from one identical twin to another, with the 38-year-old recipient giving birth the following year.

The recipient has now had two healthy baby boys and a baby girl, all conceived without IVF, the most recent when she was age 45.

Worldwide, 28 women had given birth after having their ovarian tissue "restored," the Telegraph reported. Most of the children had been conceived naturally without the need for IVF for drugs.

"A young ovary can be transplanted back at any time and it will extend fertility and delay the menopause. You could even wait until you were 47," he said.

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About Catherine: I am mom to three grown sons, two grandchildren and two rescue dogs. After years of raising my boys as a single mom, I remarried a wonderful man who had never had a child of his own. Unexpectedly, I found myself pregnant at 49!
Sadly we lost that precious baby at 8 weeks, and decided to try again. Five more losses, turned down for donor egg, foster care and adoption due to my age and losses - we have accepted that there will be no more babies in our house.

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