January 15, 2007

How Much Do You Want A Child?
Enough to Die from a Uterine Transplant?

If you are wondering just how much people want to have children with their own baby-growing organs, ask the people who want to provide the uterine transplant, like this thoughtful fellow:
"The desire to have a child is a tremendous driving force for many women," said Giuseppe Del Priore of the New York Downtown Hospital, who is leading the team. "We think we could help many women fulfill this very basic desire."
Yup. Right before they die. The story is available everywhere, but for some reason this particular procedure takes me back to memories of another equally exploitative endeavor ... so the link is to the famed South Korean paper that also broke the Hwang story.


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