Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

Pregnant man gives birth to baby girl

Thomas Beatie, the transgendered pregnant man, has given birth to a healthy baby girl. The child had been due to be delivered on July 3 by Caesarean section, but bearded transsexual Thomas went into labour early and had to be rushed to hospital on June 29.

Thomas Beatie, was born a woman but after surgery and hormone treatment lives as a man. Beatie, 34, who kept female reproductive organs after initiating a transgender transformation and legally changing his name from Tracy Lagondino in his 20s. The baby was conceived through artificial insemination using donor sperm and Beatie's own eggs.

The US man who made headlines after declaring that he was pregnant, calls his baby girl "little miracle".

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