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Pregnancy

Many trans people wish to be parents. Although there are a variety of ways to achieve parenthood, many trans men are born with the reproductive anatomy that enables them to become pregnant and give birth, and some choose to do so. Shifting sociocultural and medical attitudes that facilitate recognition of trans men’s desire to pursue pregnancy have increased their choices. There are certain health-based and socioemotional considerations to be taken into account for trans men who wish to become pregnant. Prior to pursuing pregnancy, trans men may have engaged in interventions to achieve gender affirmation or transition. However, some of these interventions can significantly affect a trans man’s ability to become pregnant. As such, it is vital that trans men are informed of the long-term ...

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