- A same-sex couple has made history as they became the first where both parents carried the baby during pregnancy
- The first parent was impregnated and then the unborn child was transported to the womb of the second parent until birth
- The historic pregnancy was made possible due to the ground-breaking AneVivo procedure
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Jasmine and Donna Francis-Smith have made history as both of them took turns to carry their unborn child during pregnancy.
The British couple became the first parents to do so thanks to a revolutionary new medical procedure.
The first step was that the baby was born via in vivo natural fertilisation, which entailed the mother's body incubating the egg.
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The Independant reported that the AneVivo procedure was performed at the London Women's Clinic.
The procedure involved the eggs being inserted into a capsule, which was then inserted into the biological mother's womb.
Upon incubation, the eggs were then removed and transported into the second mother's womb.
The Telegraph reported that the couple were overwhelmed by the media attention, but that they feel blessed that the procedure was a success.
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Donna said, "You get a lot of same-sex couples where one person is doing the whole thing, and the one person is getting pregnant and giving birth, whereas with this we're both involved in a massive way."
Briefly.co.za learnt that baby Otis was born two months ago.
The estimated cost of the procedure in Britain is estimated at £5,000.
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