Trystan Reese and Biff Chaplow, who are married to each other had to fight long and hard in order to proof their love for one another. For being a transsexual Trystan was bullied and marginalized over many years. In summer 2016, the couple from Portland, Oregon, were dealt their biggest blow.
The couple was expecting their first child and were full of hope and joy for six weeks until Trystan suffered a tragic miscarriage. The couple already adopted two children, but they always wanted to have their own biological child together. But, that chance also taken away from them.
Both the dads tried again after one year. But, this time the couple took every precaution and worked hard with the doctors, as they didn’t want another attempt to end in bitter tragedy. Trystan stopped taking male hormones, doctors accompanied them every step of the way. Soon, it was announced that Trystan was pregnant!
Over the period of pregnancy, both parents became obsessive about everything to do with the baby. Every week Trystan used to weigh himself, noting down every important detail. They consulted the doctors ahead to let them know in advance how they would be treating a pregnant trans-dad.
They always come across people who are surprised that a man can be pregnant. So, whenever Trystan went out he always hid his bump under clothing and only proudly showed it off at work. However, the doctors showed no transphobia and treated them professionally.
The time had finally come, 14 July, Trystan naturally gave birth to a healthy baby boy named Leo, weighed at 9 lbs, and was instantly adored by his two overjoyed fathers.
Since the birth, Trystan has been doing well, and the two proud dads announced it on Facebook