David Haig, an evolutionary biologist at Harvard University who studies maternal-fetal interactions, says, "I see no reason why it [ male pregnancy ] can't occur. You may not need any kind of drug at all. Thank you for subscribing. In May , for example, an Auckland, New Zealand, woman named Margaret Martin gave birth to a healthy five-pound baby girl eight months after having had a hysterectomy. What would it do to a man?
He was a pioneer in amniocentesis, the first in to use the procedure to detect chromosome abnormality in an unborn child. Please try again later. I joined forces with another writer, Kathleen McAuliffe, and we researched and wrote an article that ran in Omni magazine, the gist of which was that there was no insurmountable biological or technical barrier to a man carrying a baby to term. An errant fertilized egg had attached to her bowel and grown to term. The film centers on the experiences of Dr. I quietly let the project drop. But stranger things have happened.
My next stop was Bob Guccione, founder of Omni, who agreed instantly to finance the project. Men don't produce the appropriate hormones. But sex changes -- arguably more life changing than a pregnancy -- were still considered bizarre and distasteful in when John Money, Claude Migneon and Howard W. He wanted to know at what stage you could remove the ovaries without causing a miscarriage. Jones made the decision at Johns Hopkins to go ahead with the first such documented operation in the United States. The film centers on the experiences of Dr.
She said it was the most exciting idea she had heard since she sold "In His Image," a book by David Rorvik about the first cloning of a human being. I thought about the scientific and ethical furor it would cause. Medical School, discussed technology that was already in place to create in a man the hormonal milieu of a pregnant woman. Really making a man pregnant would require some respectable scientists to take big risks, of course. The male abdomen and female abdomen offer a similar environment, so this sort of pregnancy should be possible in males.