Transgender woman becomes the first to breastfeed

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Written by Avantika Chopra
| New Delhi |
Updated: February 15, 2018 8:14 pm


The transgender woman wanted to take up the responsibility of breastfeading as her partner, who was five months pregnant, did not want to do so. *Representational Image (Source: Thinkstock Images)

Breastfeeding is an integral part of childcare and for most women, it is a beautiful experience. However, transgenders due to biological limitations have not been able to experience it. However, a 30-year-old transgender woman was able to breastfeed her child with the help of induced lactation and became the first ever transgender woman to do so and be documented in academic literature. Earlier last year, a 21-year-old man became the first in Britain to give birth.

The account was published in the journal Transgender Health and doctors stated that this case shows…

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