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E3 | Possibility Models of Parenthood

Updated: Nov 6, 2018

an interview with Mac Brydum of the Braving Doula Collective


Mac Brydum is a doula and a transman that is trying to conceive (TTC). In this interview, we discuss the role of the doula, particularly how they can support queer and transmasculine families. Mac talks about his hopes and dreams for pregnancy and birth, and we talk a lot about building a community that supports queer and trans parents and our kids.


Resources mentioned in this show include:

1 Braving Doula Collective

https://www.bravingdoulacollective.com/

2. Mac’s Private Practice: That Doula Guy

https://thatdoulaguy.com/

3. Inducing Lactation in AFAB non-birth parents: https://www.lucieslist.com/lucies-list-blog/2017/08/10/induced-lactation-non-birth-mothers/

4. On Inducing Lactation in AMAF Transfeminine people who have been on hormones:

http://www.milkjunkies.net/2013/07/trans-women-and-breastfeeding-health.html

5. Peer-reviewed study on transfeminine induction:

Tamar Reisman and Zil Goldstein. “Case Report: Induced Lactation in a Transgender Woman” Transgender Health. 2018; 3(1): 24–26. doi: 10.1089/trgh.2017.0044 https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5779241/


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Music for this episode:

“Detroit” by Great White Buffalo

“Part-Time Lover” by the Undynamic Pop Experiment


This podcast was produced and recorded on occupied Ohlone Territory.


A transcript of this episode is available.

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