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26-year-old woman has baby with a 24-year-old frozen embryo

26-year-old woman has baby with a 24-year-old frozen embryo

When Tina Gibson got married seven years ago, the 26-year-old knew it was unlikely that she would have children naturally. Her husband, 33-year-old Benjamin Gibson, had cystic fibrosis, a condition that can make men infertile, the couple told CNN.

The East Tennessee couple decided they would eventually adopt a child instead - and that they would foster several children in the meantime, until they were ready.

Then, last year, during a break between foster children, her father told them about something he'd heard on the news - embryo adoption, according to CNN. Gibson couldn't...

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