Health and wellness touch each of us differently. In a way, having a vagina means nothing to me. I suppose I could say that. But having a vagina is only one small part of it. Transgender life experience encompasses so much more than any one body part could ever summarize.
Transgender woman gets new vagina made from fish skin
A Patient Gets the New Transgender Surgery She Helped Invent | WIRED
He wanted to give them a chance at birthing their own children, especially in countries like his native Sweden where surrogacy is illegal. He auditioned the procedure in female rodents. Then he moved on to sheep and baboons. Two years ago, in a medical first, he managed to help a human womb—transplant patient deliver her own baby boy. In other patients, four more babies followed.
A woman has become the first transgender person in the world to have vagina-reconstructive surgery using the skin of tilapia fish. The woman, known only as Maju, underwent sex-reassignment surgery in , however, the botched operation caused her genitals to narrow and 'collapse'. However, Maju then heard about a surgeon in Fortaleza, north-east Brazil , who was creating vaginas for women born without genitals using the freshwater fish's membrane.
Like many other surgery patients, Hayley Anthony has a daily physical therapy regimen. But unlike other post-ops, the year-old marketing consultant is recovering from a procedure she helped invent. Five months ago, she became one of the first people in the world to have a piece of tissue incised from the cavity of her abdomen and turned into a vagina.