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Woman with Transplanted Heart Gives Birth

Woman with Transplanted Heart Gives Birth

If you had difficulty getting pregnant or had to wait a long time to even being trying, you'll understand the emotions that drove Juliana Finondo to become a mom against all odds.

As the Telegraph reports, 39-year-old Juliana Finondo was warned that pregnancy would be risky for her because she has a transplanted heart. Still, Finondo was determined to become a mother, and eventually did via in vitro fertilization. Her optimism has paid off: on January 15th, after nine months of careful monitoring, she gave birth to a healthy baby girl she's calling Emilia — an outcome that doctors are hailing as a medical first.

Read the full story at the Telegraph>>

Did you have to overcome the odds to have a child?

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CourtneyMuirhead CourtneyMuirhead 4 years
That's wonderful. Congrats to her on her beautiful blessing.
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