Leading British surgeon calls for transgender women to have life-changing womb transplants

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A top British surgeon has called for transgender women to get life-changing womb transplants so they can have children of their own.

It comes after doctors in Brazil delivered the world's first baby from a womb transplant that was given to a woman from a deceased donor last year.

Christopher - Inglefield - Founder - London - Transgender

Now surgeon Christopher Inglefield, founder of the London Transgender Clinic, believes transgender women deserve a uterus implant.

He says the procedure is 'essentially identical' to the one performed on women.

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Dr Inglefield, who appeared in ITV's Transformation Street, told the Mirror: 'This pioneering birth is extremely important for any trans female who would like to carry her own child.

'Because once the medical community accept this as a treatment for cis-women with uterine infertility, such as congenital absence of a womb, then it would be illegal to deny a trans-female who has completed her transition.'

Regulations - Place - Women - IVF

There are currently no regulations in place to prevent a trans women from receiving IVF if...
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