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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Artificial_uterus

An artificial uterus (or artificial womb) is a device that would allow for extracorporeal pregnancy by growing a fetus outside the body of an organism that would normally carry the fetus to term. An artificial uterus, as a replacement organ, would have many applications.

www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2017/sep/04/artifical-womb-women-ectogenesis...

Artificial womb for premature babies successful in animal trials. Read more Researchers at Cambridge University, meanwhile, have also kept a human embryo alive outside the body for 13 days using a ...

geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/04/06/artificial-uterus-close-reality

Nobody is working on an artificial uterus that can carry a fetus for the entirety of a pregnancy. But medical advances are getting us closer.

www.theverge.com/2017/4/25/15421734/artificial-womb-fetus-biobag-uterus-lamb...

An artificial womb successfully grew baby sheep — and humans could be next. New, 69 comments. The lambs spent four weeks in the external wombs and seemed to develop normally.

www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/04/25/525044286/scientists-create...

Artificial Womb Shows Promise In Animal Study : Shots - Health News The device kept fetal lambs alive for about a month, allowing them to continue to mature. It has not been tested in humans, and ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/could-artificial-wombs-be-a-reality

Ectogenesis, that is the gestation outside of a biological womb, sounds like science fiction. But one of the top stories of 2017 was the success of one group in making artificial wombs a reality ...

geneticliteracyproject.org/2015/06/12/artificial-wombs-the-coming-era-of...

An artificial womb may sound futuristic, and in Haldane’s time this may have supported a perception that realizing the technology would go together with controlling the birth rate and eugenics ...

undark.org/article/artificial-womb-ectogenesis

An artificial womb’s cannulas must connect with an infant’s blood vessels, but the smaller the baby, the smaller its vessels. If the blood vessels aren’t thick enough, they won’t be able to stabilize a cannula. “There really is a physical limit to everything that we do regarding the diameter of the vessels of the baby,” she says.

www.cbsnews.com/news/artificial-womb-baby-lamb-raises-hope-for-premature-babies

Researchers are creating an artificial womb to improve care for extremely premature babies. Remarkable animal testing suggests the first-of-its-kind incubator so closely mimics a human woman that ...

www.learnreligions.com/artificial-wombs-end-of-natural-motherhood-3994623

Of course, the benefits of artificial wombs do not extend solely to the fetus - mothers, too, may be helped by this technology. The most obvious case would be women who have damaged wombs and are now prevented from conceiving; rather than hire surrogate mothers (another ethical conundrum), they could have their children grown in a local womb-bank.