A young woman who was born without Without Female Reproductive Organs is speaking out about her condition – and is now hoping to become a mother.
Devan Merck was devastated after finding out she had no female reproductive organs when she was just 12-years-old. The 23-year-old was diagnosed with Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome.
Surgeons created a ‘man-made’ female reproductive organs using skin taken from her bottom – allowing her to lead a normal life.The surgery was a success, but Devan’s problems were far from over and she endured years of merciless bullying from her classmates.
And now Devan and her husband Trent, from Georgia, USA, are hoping to start a family with the help of a surrogate.