Category Archives: Fertility and reproduction

Second report of trans man undergoing successful fertility preservation without stopping testosterone – this time producing a viable embryo and live birth

Previously: Update on ovarian stimulation after testosterone use: Successful fertility preservation with less than a month’s interruption of HRT (April 2020) First report of trans man having successful fertility preservation without interrupting HRT (February 2021) Over the past few years, … Continue reading

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Transmasculine adolescent fertility breakthrough: Successful egg retrieval following puberty blockers since Tanner 2 and direct continuation to testosterone

Trans people who choose to transition medically may wish to maintain their reproductive potential following cross-sex hormone therapy or transition surgeries that remove the testes or ovaries. Trans adolescents who medically transition with GnRH agonist puberty blockers at the onset … Continue reading

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First report of trans man having successful fertility preservation without interrupting HRT

Previously: Fertility treatment for trans men: Prior testosterone use does not affect ovarian stimulation outcomes (November 2019) Ovarian stimulation after testosterone use: Successful fertility preservation with less than a month’s interruption of HRT (April 2020) Successive studies have worked to … Continue reading

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Update on ovarian stimulation after testosterone use: Successful fertility preservation with less than a month’s interruption of HRT

Contrary to widespread misconceptions, medical transitioning does not necessarily produce sterility in trans people. Provided that a trans person hasn’t undergone gender-affirming surgeries that involve the removal of the ovaries or testes, even the use of cross-sex hormone therapy that … Continue reading

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New study on fertility treatment for trans men: Prior testosterone use does not affect ovarian stimulation outcomes

Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional and this is not medical advice. There’s an abundance of misinformation among the public regarding cross-sex hormone therapy’s effects on fertility: many people seem to believe that taking HRT, even if later discontinued, … Continue reading

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