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i had a hystorectomy back in 2000. they took everything out of me other than one ovary. i would like to have one more baby, but not sure if there is anything doctors can do to help me or if it is even possible.

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jscmcsmith

Asked by jscmcsmith at 9:25 PM on Dec. 29, 2008 in Pregnancy

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  • When you say they took everything but one ovary, what does that mean? Do you still have a uterus? (sorry, not understanding everything clearly)
    reflect1light

    Answer by reflect1light at 9:32 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • If you don't have a uterus you can't carry a child. You may still have eggs if you are interested using a surrogate mother.
    Serafyna

    Answer by Serafyna at 10:08 PM on Dec. 29, 2008

  • the only way to have another baby is for a doctor to take one of your eggs, fertilize it with a sperm and then place it in another women, called a surrogate, but the baby will still be 100% yours. : )
    Trinity32188

    Answer by Trinity32188 at 1:11 AM on Dec. 30, 2008

  • Surrogacy is probably your only option.
    musicpisces

    Answer by musicpisces at 4:55 AM on Dec. 30, 2008

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