Swedish Doctors Carry-Out First Successful Mother-Daughter Uterus…

More than a year after kicking around the procedure's viability, doctors at the University of Goteborg in Sweden have performed the first mother-to-daughter uterus transplants, though they're saving all the back-patting for when (or if) the daughters, who began IVF treatment before the surgery, actually conceive. » 9/18/12 9:15pm 9/18/12 9:15pm

Climb Back Into the Womb With This Handy Uterus Chair

Annoyed by everyone around you? No problem, just transform your chair into a cozy womb-like tent and climb in to experience serenity like you haven't felt since you were floating inside your mother. That's pretty much what this HUSH chair allows you to do, according to designer Freyja Sewell's website: » 6/12/12 11:55pm 6/12/12 11:55pm


Searching the Getty Images archives for pictures of babies, we stumbled upon this gem. It's a scan from a 1650 medical text — The Birth of Mankynde, Other Wyse Named The Womans Booke — in which someone has illustrated all the various ways the mischievous little fetus positions itself before being born. Epic in scope,… » 3/14/12 1:30pm 3/14/12 1:30pm

Stunning Photos Of Baby Animals In The Womb

For a National Geographic documentary, producer Peter Chinn used a combination of dimensional ultrasound scans, tiny cameras, and computer graphics to create the following images of baby animals. (WARNING: graphic images inside!) » 9/06/11 3:00pm 9/06/11 3:00pm

Daughter Could Get Mom's Uterus In World's First Womb Transplant

A mom and daughter are poised to make medical history — the daughter, born without a uterus, could receive her mother's as a transplant. » 6/13/11 9:50am 6/13/11 9:50am

Womb Transplants On The Horizon — But Are They "A Step Too Far?"

British scientists have performed successful womb transplants in two rabbits, using a new technique they say they can apply to humans within two years. » 10/22/09 9:30am 10/22/09 9:30am

Baby Stolen From Murdered Mom Survives

Today in horror stories: a Massachusetts woman allegedly murdered her neighbor and cut the eight-month-old fetus from her womb. Amazingly, the baby girl survived and is in good condition. [AP] » 7/30/09 10:20am 7/30/09 10:20am

Wombs As Tombs

Conserva-douche Bill Cunningham twisted himself into rhetorical knots yesterday trying to hate on octuplet-having Nadya Suleman and blame her situation on Democrats' stance on choice, which makes "a woman's womb a tomb." [Media Matters] » 2/05/09 6:40pm 2/05/09 6:40pm

Pregnant For 60 Years

Huang Yijun, a 92-year-old woman from Huangjiaotan, China, went into a hospital looking for a cure for her stomach aches. Doctors found that the cause of her pain wasn't her stomach, but her womb. » 1/16/09 11:20am 1/16/09 11:20am

Anorexia: Not Just In The Brain, But In The Womb

More late-breaking studies on the anorexia front are out today, further pointing towards the fact that anorexia is a condition that individuals are chemically-predisposed to. One study, done on twins, reveals that males of opposite-sex pairs of twins were more likely to develop anorexia than male peers who were not… » 12/04/07 5:20pm 12/04/07 5:20pm