August 14, 2018

Transgender man gives birth in Finland (Straitstimes)

Transgender man gives birth in Finland  (Straitstimes)

A Finnish woman who underwent hormonal therapy has become the nation’s first transgender man to give birth, local media said on Wednesday (April 4), triggering controversy as laws require infertility to change gender.

“The baby weighed nearly four kilogrammes and was 53 centimetres in length (at birth),” the transgender man, whose name was not revealed to protect the family’s privacy, told Finnish news outlet Lannen Media a fortnight after the birth.

The man, who is in his 30s, legally changed his gender from a woman in 2015 after years of testosterone therapy. Read more

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