Posts tagged "uterus"

Doctors Complete First-Ever Mother-Daughter Uterus Transplant

Doctors in Sweden have done the first mother-daughter uterus transplant, which can be useful if the daughter is experiencing fertility problems. Trippy! [NBC News] Mitt Romney's campaign debuted a new ad targeted towards women called "Dear Daughter." [Feministing] A historian at Harvard Divinity School has announced there is a piece of papyrus that refers to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 18, 2012

I Have Fibroids

When I was 32, I started feeling something heavy in my stomach when I lay in bed at night. Something, I wasn't sure what, pressing on my bladder. I knew I couldn’t be pregnant, since none of my recent dates had led anywhere special. I reasoned with myself. It was probably a urinary tract infection. I’d…

By: Caren Lissner / February 24, 2012

Department Of WTF: Doctor Brands Woman’s Uterus

Imagine going to the doctor for a routine hysterectomy and finding out that your doctor has branded your uterus? That's exactly what happened to Ingrid Paulicivic, a 47-year-old Californian woman, whose gynecologist used a “electrocautery device to carve and burn” her name “Ingrid” on her uterus. Before you totally freak out -- the uterus had…

By: Julie Gerstein / September 14, 2010

Quickies: 5 Things You Didn’t Know Your Uterus Could Do And Lady Gaga Is Lupus-Free

Besides the sometimes annoying biological tricks, here are five things you didn't know your uterus could do that might make you love it. [BlissTree] Eva Longoria Parker is looking as fabulous as ever, but hubby Tony Parker is slacking on the fashion front. [Starpulse.com] Princess Diana might have been murdered because she was going to…

By: Lauren Gold / June 1, 2010

OctoMom To Have Uterus Removed — Finally!

Just in time for Mother’s Day, OctoMom Nadya Suleman gives her army of babies the best gift ever: no more brothers and sisters! After giving birth to 14 children through in-vitro, OctoMonster is making her first responsible parenting decision and getting part of her baby making-machine, her uterus, removed. The surgery, scheduled for this weekend,…

By: Ami Angelowicz / May 8, 2009