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“Mama”

When our baby was born, we talked to one of our professors. He’s the kind of person that just has a lot of random trivia, and he talked about how ‘mama’ is a sound babies tend to make while eating … Continue reading

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Baby-Feeding

Before the birth, I had high hopes of at least being able to try to breastfeed. I realize most people say this- but my situation is a bit different. For one thing- my plan was to breastfeed with formula. I’m … Continue reading

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We’re Just Parents

I wanted to start this blog because I thought it was important. Important for me to have a place to talk about issues that come up from dealing with pregnancy and parenthood while being transgender- and also important to give … Continue reading

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How terrible it is for our children to be like us

There’s a used book store not too far from where we live, a really amazing, huge one- and most of the children’s books are $1 each. We went the other day to check for school books, look for the series of parenting … Continue reading

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Dysphoria

My dysphoria has been all over the place since I got pregnant. It’s going to, though. Since the baby actually came, it’s got outright conflicting, though. On the one hand, I’m proud of the fact that I brought this little … Continue reading

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Queer Mother’s & Father’s Day

In addition to “What will they call you?”, I imagine that some people are wondering how we’re handling mother’s and father’s day. As I’ve mentioned, my partner and I are both transgender- and also both non-binary. There isn’t really a … Continue reading

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Things they don’t warn you about before top surgery: your chest getting engorged with milk when your baby cries, but not being able to get enough out to relieve the pain.

Ow. Of course, most people who talk about top surgery don’t talk about potential future pregnancy or lactating. I had a mastectomy, not keyhole, and I actually am producing a little bit of milk. Most people don’t know this is … Continue reading

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