Trystan Reese, a transgender man living in Portland, Oregon, has brought forth a kid with his accomplice of seven years, Biff Chaplow. Their child, Leo Murray Chaplow, was conceived July 14.
Leo is the couple’s first organic kid, yet they are no outsiders to child rearing: Reese and Chaplow received Chaplow’s niece and nephew in 2011.
Both Leo and Reese were healthy after the birth, the couple composed on Facebook. Reese and Chaplow revealed to CNN Leo “eats like a champ, rests soundly, and gives us bunches of snuggles.”
“We are so fortunate to have possessed the capacity to welcome him into our lives and can’t hold up to see who he grows up to be,” they said.
Reese and Chaplow have reported their child rearing experiences and posted updates all through Reese’s pregnancy on their Facebook page. They made a video reporting the pregnancy in January.
Reese, who was doled out the female sexual orientation during childbirth, posted a video in March disclosing his choice to convey an infant as a transgender man.
“I’m OK with my body being a trans body,” he said. “I’m OK being a man who has an uterus and has the limit and capacity of conveying a child.”
“We’ve been under medical supervision the whole time,” he stated, “to make it as sound and sheltered as could reasonably be expected.”
Notwithstanding the “typical pregnancy stuff” like desires – Reese’s was French fries from McDonald’s – the couple has needed to confront feedback and antagonism on the web.
“We locate that behind the cover of namelessness, individuals feel entirely engaged to reveal to us what should transpire, to our youngsters, to our family,” Reese said. “The motivation behind why you have a child is on account of you need to see more love on the planet, and recollecting how troublesome that will be, it’s hard.”
In any case, since Leo was conceived, the couple has gotten an overflowing of help on Facebook and media consideration from around the globe.