Talk about motherly devotion: A 56-year-old British woman has agreed to donate her uterus to her daughter so that the younger woman can have a baby. The pioneering surgery, scheduled to happen next year in Sweden, will be the world's first mother-to-daughter womb transplant.
Eva Ottosson's daughter Sara, was born without a uterus. When researchers in Sweden told her that the transplant was possible, and that her mother would be the best donor, the two agreed it was worth a shot. The Telegraph reports that "if the transplant is successful Sara...could become pregnant and carry a child in the same womb from which she herself was born."
Would you donate your uterus if your child asked you?