The world’s “first pregnant man” who gave birth to three children while transitioning from a woman to a man has revealed he is having a hysterectomy and is hoping for a fourth child via IVF.

Thomas Beatie, 42, from Phoenix, Arizona, was born a woman named Tracy Lagondino in 1974, he began transitioning in his twenties before having gender reassignment surgery in 2012.

After carrying three children with his first wife, Nancy, Thomas has recently remarried and hopes his new spouse will be able to give him a child of their own, reports Daily Mail.

While Thomas had initially kept his female sexual organs in order to carry children, a the new operation would complete his transition into a man.

‘I’m having a hysterectomy and my ovaries removed next year,’ he reportedly said.

‘I can’t carry another baby due to abdominal surgery and I couldn’t have a natural birth now I’ve got a penis anyway.

‘I’ve got two frozen embryos so we’re trying IVF with those.’

Explaining hopes for a fourth child, he added: ‘I love being a father. We’re hoping our next attempt at pregnancy works – I’d love another daughter.’


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  • This story has always kind of creeped me out, and it still does. I cannot work out why she went for a sex change, got half way through it and decided to stop so she (who’s now half he) could have babies. Making babies is the number one thing about being a woman, yet she didn’t want to be a woman, but wants to still perform as a woman. 3 kiss with one partner and now she/he wants more with a new partner. I’m inclined to think publicity stunt for the money?!?!


  • I find it a bit strange that a woman who desires to be a man, still desires to carry children. I would say this shows some confusion.


  • I must say, it is a bit odd to see the photos of ‘a pregnant man’, lol, but I wish them all the best for their futures.


  • I couldn’t understand how he could have had kids with the first wife, but I read in Internet that the first wife was infertile, so he got pregnant with IVF using donated sperm.
    I’m not sure about what my thoughts about this topic actually are, actually.


  • Very confusing. I don’t know what to think.


  • An interesting story and I do remember some of the original articles about this story.


  • Wish them all luck in their lives.


  • Well, all I can say is this is an interesting story for an unusual person and his family.


  • interesting story. Families are so complicated now!


  • We all have opinions, and i have mine!! WRONG!!! Isn’t life confusing enough without adding to it. Why must we make everything we want, normal. Its not. She wanted to be a man – well men do not carry babies, women do!!!! Sorry if noone agrees, no bad comments please, just expressing MY opinion!!!


  • This is quite odd a man as such cannot get pregnant!

    • He was originally a woman, that being the reason for the children and gradually transitioned to a man. Now is planning to have female organs removed. I have no idea how it actually worked though.


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