New York Doctors Plan Uterus Transplant

  • Playlist
  • Download
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
  • Transcript

A New York hospital has conditionally approved plans to offer uterus transplants. The experimental surgery would allow a woman to receive a donated uterus in order to give birth to her own child. Dr. Thomas Murray, president of the Hastings Center for Bioethics, talks with Alex Chadwick about the developing science for uterus transplants.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.