Woman is first to have baby with ovaries frozen in childhood

Moaza Al Matrooshi and her husband, Ahmed, with their new son, Rashid.

Story highlights

  • A woman has given birth after receiving a transplant of her own ovarian tissue
  • She froze the tissue at age 9 ahead of treatment for a blood disorder

(CNN)A 24-year-old Dubai native has become the first woman to give birth after having her fertility restored from ovarian tissue frozen during her childhood.

Moaza al Matrooshi gave birth to a healthy son, Rashid, at the Portland Hospital in London on Tuesday.
    She is the first person in the world to have had a successful pregnancy using ovarian tissue that wa