A transgender father has revealed how he gave birth to his first child in 2020. A one-night stand after taking a break from a nine-year course of testosterone treatment.
Born with female reproductive organs, Seattle-based 36-year-old Danny Wakefield has no transmasculine, female identity. They identify as non-binary and use they/them pronouns.
After deciding to stop using testosterone pills two years ago, Wakefield suddenly found out she was pregnant.
Despite identifying as a man, Wakefield continued to conceive and embraced the roles of both mother and father at the same time, and now social media says women can be fathers even if they have certain genitalia. says.
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Born with female reproductive organs, 36-year-old Danny Wakefield identifies as non-binary and uses the they/them pronouns.
Wakefield gave birth to baby Wilder, who was born a boy but is said to be non-binary, after a one-night stand in 2020, and has been sharing her parenting journey on social media ever since.
Two years later, the recovering addict Wakefield chronicled his journey as a father, preaching a message to his more than one million followers on social media that women can be fathers even if they have certain genitals. be able to.
“Just because I don’t feel like a woman doesn’t mean I can’t use the organs I was born with,” the father of one said in a video posted on his TikTok. . It has about 1 million subscribers.
Wakefield goes on to say that they “always wanted” to have children of their own, even while taking testosterone and having a double mastectomy to look more masculine.
Over the next two years, the recovering addict Wakefield documented his fatherhood journey, sending a message to his more than one million followers on social media that women can be fathers even if they have certain genitals. I preached.
The father using the they/their pronoun realized she was pregnant after a one-night stand with an unnamed man, and they saw a chance to seize this dream.
Her father added that she saw the chance to seize this dream after becoming pregnant after having a one-night stand with an unnamed man, and nine months later gave birth to Wilder, now 2.
According to Wakefield, by holding a child who is also non-binary, the father asserts, “I am Wilder’s father, I am Wilder’s father.” I’m not Wilder’s mother, but I was given the gift of being able to carry my own child, so I did.
Photos posted over the past two years show Wakefield and Wilder’s journey over the past two years, and at first glance they resemble any other happy father and son.
But Widler’s prenatal images are more out of the norm — when a very pregnant Wakefield was carrying the youngster to term. amassed a large number of followers
Photos posted over the past two years show Wakefield and Wilder’s journey over the past two years, making them seem like any other happy father and son at first glance.
But Widler’s prenatal image is more out of the norm – when a very pregnant Wakefield was carrying the youngster to term.
During an emergency room visit near delivery, Wakefield said, He was “ridiculed” by Seattle hospital nurses and faced “doubt, mistrust and ignorance” by doctors.
“Being public about my pregnancy and my journey to parenthood is so important to me that I know other transgender and nonbinary people that we can have a truly beautiful and wonderful family, Wakefield spoke about the importance of being able to give birth to a healthy two-year-old.
“In one instance, they didn’t believe I was pregnant, so it took them an hour and a half to treat me.
“The doctors and nurses were quietly talking to each other, asking each other questions about me rather than directly asking me, the patient sitting in front of them.”
After finally getting the help she needed, Wakefield uploaded the entire birth experience to Instagram and set up cameras to record the event.
The photo shows a very pregnant father sitting in a pool for a water birth. The moment they became fathers.
Prior to that, Wakefield amassed thousands of followers who witnessed his journey. The beginning of his process to date.
Photos show the moment Wakefield became a father when he gave birth in water in 2020
Wakefield revealed that they were met with frosty staff and disbelief at a Seattle hospital.
Now assuming the online pseudonym of Danny the Trans Daddy, Wakefield gave birth to a healthy Wilder. Reportedly, he was born a boy. Wakefield has yet to associate gender with youth.
Growing Wakefield said he realized he was transmasculine over a decade ago.
Almost immediately, they began the transition and underwent testosterone therapy followed immediately by a double mastectomy.
In one video posted on TikTok, they explain:
Now taking on the pseudonym of Danny the Trans Daddy, Wakefield gave birth to a healthy Wilder. According to reports, he was born a boy. Wakefield has yet to associate gender with youth.
Over the past two years, Danny, a proud father, has extensively documented his life with Wilder while also celebrating being a single father and raising awareness about transgender people, their families, and the dangers of addiction. I am raising it.
“Being public about my pregnancy and my journey to parenthood is so important to me because visibility is so important to other transgender and nonbinary people that we can create a truly beautiful and wonderful family. , and I wanted you to know that you can actually make it.
That said, Wakefield’s desire to create a culture of acceptance surrounding male mothers is not unique, as the number of transgender men who retain the ability to give birth is growing.
Wakefield’s desire to create a culture of acceptance surrounding male mothers is not unique, but shared by the growing number of transgender men who retain the ability to give birth.
Dubbed “the seahorse dad” on social media, the phenomenon is becoming more and more common. This may be thanks to people like Wakefield.
Wakefield said of paternity: I fell in love with myself
“I never imagined that just becoming a parent would heal me so much.
“Especially as a transgender person, I’ve been through this struggle, this inner struggle, many times in my life. It’s really beautiful to be able to see those struggles begin to turn into self-love. I owe it to my child.
Tabbed on social media as “the seahorse dad,” the phenomenon is becoming more and more common. This may be thanks to people like Wakefield.