Chinese Mainland’s 1st Test-Tube Baby Becomes Mother

April 16, 2019

(China[dot]org) – Thirty-one years after her birth via external fertilization and embryo transplantation, Zheng Mengzhu, China’s first test-tube baby, gave birth on Monday in a Beijing hospital. At 8:34 a.m., Zheng gave birth to a boy through caesarean section, said Zhao Yangyu, head of obstetrics at Peking University Third Hospital who performed the surgery. The boy weighs 3.85 kg, which is similar to his mother’s birth-weight.

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