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    Transgender Woman Breastfeeds in Medical First

    “This is a very big deal.” That’s how one expert described the three-and-a-half-month regimen — which included hormones and breast stimulation — that allowed a 30-year-old transgender woman to produce 8 ounces of milk per day. She sought out the treatment when her then-pregnant partner decided not to breastfeed. While doctors say they aren’t ready to recommend the treatment, as the components of the milk need to be analyzed and the amount was insufficient after the healthy baby was six weeks old, demand is expected to grow.

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