• Woman, 101-year-old gives birth after ovary transplant

    Woman, 101-year-old gives birth after ovary transplant

    In Napoli, Italy, Anatolia Vertadella, a 101-year-old woman, has given birth to a nine-pound baby, named Francesco, after a controversial ovary transplant widely criticized by medical professionals because of her advanced age.

    The illegal and controversial surgical operation were done in a private clinic in Turkey, where European laws on ovary transplants do not apply.

    According to the centennial mother who does not wish to disclose the name of the clinic where the operation was undertaken, “I am very grateful to all […]