First Brazilian gay couple succeeded having a child by IVF

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For the first time in history, Brazilian gay couple succeeded to have a child by means of in vitro fertilization (IVF).

On Friday, baby girl Maria Teresa, was born January 29 in Pernambuco, Northern Brazil. Gay parents, Mailton Alves and Wilson Albuquerque, decided to have a child after 15 years of relationship. The couple’s decision was legally recognized by Brazil’s Federal Council of Medicine and by a family court judge, Clicerio Bezerra. The authorization for artificial fertilization have granted to both.

First Brazilian gay couple succeeded having a child by IVF

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Doctors used an anonymous egg donor and sperm from Alves. The fertilized egg was implanted into the womb of his cousin.

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