Last Updated on May 3, 2020 by Darshan Modi
Thomas Beatie; the first man to give birth to a child – and not only one , but three. Read here how this brave man challenged the norms of society and defied the rules of nature.
Thomas Beatie Superhuman Superpower
The first man ever to give birth.
Thomas was born on 20 January 1974 as Tracey Lehuanani LaGondino in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Early Life of Thomas Beatie
Born a girl and raised in Hawaii, Beatie took part in beauty competitions and was a female model in his youth .His mother was an american his father a Filipino. From the age of 10, he began to identify with male gender, despite his modelling and he began the transformation to become a man at the age of 23. From a young age he was very interested in health and beauty and appeared often on television in the show Basic Training with Ada Janklowicz, a aerobics and exercise program. Later in life he competed in Bodybuilding competitions and earned a black-belt in Taekwondo.
About Thomas Beatie
In 2002 Thomas underwent surgery to transform him into a man, however he kept all his female reproductive organs and was not sterilised. Thomas legally changed his name from Tracey to Thomas and registered as a man on all legal documents. On the 05 February 2003, Thomas married Nancy Gillespie and they moved to Oregon where they lived as a fully heterosexual couple. Through fertility treatments and insertion of the eggs into his body, Thomas carried and gave birth to three children between 2008 and 2010. He gave birth to Susan Juliette on June 29, 2008 and then son Austin Alexander on June 9, 2009 and lastly on Jensen James in August 2010. In 2012 Thomas chose to have additional surgery to have a penis created. Thomas and Nancy divorced on 01 October 2015. Thomas is advocate for Transgender issues and a public speaker.
Genetic Or Learned
Genetic – Thomas was born a woman and had all the necessary organs for pregnancy and child birth.
Guinness World Records
- 2010 – “World’s First Married Man to Give Birth.”
Thomas Beatie Youtube Videos
- The Oprah Winfrey Show
- CBS Early Morning Show
- The View with Barbara Walters
- Larry King Live
- Good Morning America
- Anderson Live
- The Doctors
- Dr. Drew
- Secret Story
Books Published by Thomas Beatie
- 2008: Labor of Love: The Story of One Man’s Extraordinary Pregnancy