14 Jun '11, 2am

Woman 'to receive mother's womb' - Yahoo! News via @yahoosg

A young biology teacher is preparing to have her mother's womb transplanted into her - in the hope she can have a baby, carrying it in the same womb that carried her, it has been reported. Sara Ottoson, 25, was born without a uterus because of the condition Mayer Rokitanksy Kuster Hauser (MRKH) syndrome, the Daily Telegraph reported. Her mother, Eva Ottoson, 56, a British-based businesswoman, has agreed to take part in the groundbreaking procedure - becoming the first woman in the world to transplant her womb into her daughter. Miss Ottoson, who lives and works in Stockholm, told the newspaper she was unconcerned about the implications of receiving the womb that carried her. She said: "I haven't really thought about that. I'm a biology teacher and it's just an organ like any other organ. "But my mum did ask me about this. She said, 'Isn't it weird?' And my answer is no. I'...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/woman-receive-mothers-womb-02522...

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