Tennessee baby girl makes history after being born from an embryo that was frozen 27 years ago

Tennessee baby girl makes history after being born from an embryo that was frozen 27 years ago

  • Molly Everette Gibson was born on October 26 to her mom Tina Gibson
  • Tina was only one year old when her daughter’s embryo was frozen back in 1992
  • The embryo was thawed in February and transferred to her mom’s uterus, marking the longest time on record an embryo has been frozen before birth
  • Molly beat her own sister’s existing record after Emma Wren Gibson was born in 2017 24 years after her embryo was frozen
  • Emma was frozen the same day in 1992 and the two girls are full genetic siblings

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A Tennessee baby girl has made history after being born from an embryo that was frozen 27 years ago. 

Molly Everette Gibson was born on October 26 to her mom Tina Gibson, who was only one year old when her daughter’s embryo was frozen back in 1992. 

The embryo was thawed in February and transferred to her mom’s uterus, marking the longest time on record an embryo has been frozen before a successful birth.  

In a first show of sibling rivalry, Molly beat her own sister’s existing record after Emma Wren Gibson was born in 2017, 24 years after her embryo was frozen.  

Tennessee baby girl Molly Everette Gibson has made history after being born from an embryo that was frozen 27 years ago. Pictured Molly photographed by Haleigh Crabtree Photography

Molly entered the world weighing a healthy 6 pounds 13 ounces in October to join mom Tina, dad Ben and sister Emma. 

Her embryo had been frozen on October 14 1992 before being thawed by National Embryo Donation Center Lab Director & Embryologist Carol Sommerfelt on February 10 this year.

Her embryo was then implanted into Tina’s uterus by NEDC President & Medical Director Dr. Jeffrey Keenan two days later on February 12. 

Molly grew to full term and was born on October 26, becoming the latest addition to the…

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