Trans Ladies and Fertility: That Which We Understand, Just What We Don’t Know, and What Can Be Done

Trans Ladies and Fertility: That Which We Understand, Just What We Don’t Know, and What Can Be Done

By Trystan Reese, Director of Family Development

“Can we hold him?” she asks, tenuously extending her arms. “Of course!” I state, and carefully put my 6-month-old child in her own tender hold. Her eyes flood with rips. “i recently never ever thought somebody like us may have an infant. And today… it is too late for me personally.”

Transgender females approach me personally every-where to share with you fertility. In Instagram DMs, in elevators at malls, in resort lobbies during seminars. They ask to carry my infant, thank me personally for telling my trans maternity story, and share their devastation in regards to the not enough fertility information these were given before, during, and after their change. Though our tales will vary (such as, i will be a transgender guy and they’re transgender ladies), our provided thread of fight, sacrifice, and resilience is universal. Read More