[NEWS] Trans Man Expecting First Child
“As the pregnancy’s progressed, it’s like more and more obvious that it’s not just a guy with a beer belly,” Chaplow told CNN affiliate KATU. Unlike most first-time parents, Reese is a transgender man who is expecting a baby with his partner of seven years, Biff Chaplow, and the Portland, Oregon, couple will welcome a son in July.
[quote]”I think my body is awesome. I feel like it’s a gift to have been born with the body that I did, and I made the necessary changes so that I could keep living in it, both through hormones and through other body modifications,”[/quote] as shared in a video posted to the couple’s Facebook page. The 34 and 31 year old couple who embraced Chaplow’s niece and nephew in 2011, knew numerous transgender men who had possessed the capacity to have babies in a solid and mindful way. They needed their pregnancy to be the same. Check out the video explanation below!