From the baby's perspective, breastfeeding is breastfeeding. When my son was born, he didn't care that he had a transgender dad, but he sure wanted to nurse! He knew what he needed then, and he still does.
Author, Speaker, Blogger, Milkjunkies.net
Trevor MacDonald is a transgender dad living near Dugald, Manitoba, Canada, with his partner and two kids. He has had two home births and has breastfed both his children. He started the first online support group for transgender individuals interested in birth and breast or chestfeeding. In 2014, he brought together a team of academics and clinicians that received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to study the experiences of transmasculine individuals with pregnancy, birth and infant feeding. He writes about his queer breastfeeding adventures on his blog at www.milkjunkies.net. Trevor is the author of Where's the Mother? Stories from a Transgender Dad.
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