Womb transplant: Motherhood was once ‘her’ dream, but now it’s a reality

On May 18, 2017, the baby’s mother, Meenakshi Walan, got a uterus transplant. Meenakshi’s mother had donated her uterus to her, because her daughter's uterus was damaged and she couldn’t conceive a baby. And now, 17 months after getting her mother’s womb, Meenakshi has delivered a baby girl at the Galaxy Care Hospital, in Pune, on October 18

Womb transplant: Motherhood was once ‘her’ dream, but now it’s a reality“I am extremely happy. Something that was impossible two years ago, is a reality today. I wanted a child from such long time and today I have one. My joy knows no bounds. I cannot express my happiness. I am experiencing this kind of happiness for the first time,” said Meenakshi Walan, Vadodara woman who […]

Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternity

For the very first time in both India and Asia, a woman has given birth to a baby girl after successfully undergoing a uterus transplant

Doctors hails successful uterus transplant as a proud moment for medical fraternityThe woman who hails from Vadodara, Gujarat, who underwent a uterus transplant surgery, has delivered a baby girl. She was the second person in India to undergo a uterus transplant. On the occasion of Dusshera, it is a matter of great pride for Indians and the entire medical fraternity in India. As a doctor in […]

Pune: Galaxy Care Hospital performs India’s third uterine transplant

After successfully performing the country’s first two uterus transplant, Galaxy Care hospital has operated upon the third patient for uterine transplant. The surgery was completed in two and a half hours using the laparoscopic technique, making it quicker than the previous two transplants

Pune: Galaxy Care Hospital performs India’s third uterine transplantAfter carrying out India’s first two uterus transplant, Galaxy Care hospital from Pune has performed the third successful uterus transplant on Friday. The surgery was performed in the shortest duration, making it a world record. According to the doctors, it took six hours to perform the surgery. Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, Director of Galaxy Care hospital said, […]

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospital

Galaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH) at Pune became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to undergo uterus transplant by examining the feasibility of the procedure for these patients and pre-operation counselling. The OPD will examine the applicants on case to case basis and will inform about the procedure

India’s first dedicated uterus transplant OPD starts at Pune hospitalGalaxy Care Multispecialty Hospital (GCMH), Pune, became the first hospital in India to start an exclusive ‘uterus transplant OPD’ in the hospital. After carrying out India’s first uterus transplant surgery, it has received applications from around 200 women to undergo uterus transplant surgery. This exclusive OPD will cater to those willing women who want to […]

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipient

Doctors, who have confirmed that the 21-year-old from Solapur has started menstruating, say this is an indication that the transplanted organ is functioning normally

Having periods is the first important step post-surgery: India’s first uterus recipientThe first woman to have undergone uterine transplant in India has begun menstruating. Sharing her emotional journey, the 21-year-old from Solapur said she is happy and the reason she went ahead with the surgery is that she ‘wanted to experience what it is like to be a woman’. She was born without a uterus and […]

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’

Uterus recipient has started menstruating, doctors elated on reaching ‘milestone’A woman from Vadodara, who is the second person in India to undergo uterine transplant, has started menstruating. The doctors, who performed the surgery, are viewing this as the first successful milestone, which indicates that the transplanted organ is functioning normally. Director of Pune’s Galaxy Care Hospital Dr Shailesh Puntambekar, who led the team of […]