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Real Life Stories: Journey Of The Transdad Who Breastfeeds His Baby

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We often hear stories on the struggle that new mums face when they breastfeed. There are so many questions and doubts that arise in the mind at that very moment, but a story that we are sharing here today is a special one.

This is a story of a transdad named "Trevor MacDonald," who is a female-to-male transgender man, who shared his experience of breastfeeding his babies!

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Check out to know more about this interesting story of this transdad and his remarkable journey.

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He Was Born As A Female…

"Trevor MacDonald" was born as a female who had a transition and became a male. During the transition phase, MacDonald had got his breasts removed.

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He Always Wanted To Have A Baby

He chose to have a "bottom operation", as he always planned to have a baby at some point of time. After the transition, he married the love of his life with whom he currently has 2 kids.

Amazing Transformations Of Transgenders That Will Blow Your Mind!

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He Got Pregnant

While MacDonald was taking a break from his testosterone therapy, the couple was blessed with a baby boy and they named him Jacob. After his baby was born, the transdad discovered that he was able to produce a little amount of milk. Even though he had initially giving the baby formula milk, he decided to breastfeed him when he discovered that he was still able to produce milk.

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About His Breast Surgery

While he had undergone the breast surgery which could help propel him to a place where he felt comfortable in his own skin, it actually hindered on his ability to feed his children.

They Met At A Sex Change Clinic And Are All Set To Marry

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He Learnt How To Breastfeed

With no experience of breastfeeding, MacDonald joined an international non-profit organization, which helped him learn on how to breastfeed using a supplementary nursing system or an SNS, which is a special tube that is connected to the nipple and it stimulates the body to produce milk.

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He Is Now A Father Of 2 Kids!

Even though he is a father of 2 kids, he is an author as well, where he has written a book about his own experience of being a transdad and he even shares his experience of breastfeeding and other health-related issues, which many transgender people face when they plan to have a family of their own.

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Story first published: Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 15:05 [IST]
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