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Trans Healthcare Is Finally Getting the Scientific Attention It Deserves

A recent study reporting treatment that allowed a trans woman to breastfeed is only the beginning of a coming wave of long overdue trans healthcare research, experts say...

The woman had the goal of becoming the primary food source for her baby because her pregnant partner was not interested in breastfeeding. After three months of increased estradiol and progesterone, along with the use of a breast pump, she began to generate breast milk, eventually producing enough to feed her baby exclusively for six weeks.

The finding was picked up by many news outlets as a triumph of modern medicine. But while it may have struck some as cutting-edge, it could also be considered long…

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