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For the first time in France, a transgender couple gives birth to a child


It was in the Jacques-Coeur hospital in Bourges that the medical staff witnessed a particular birth: it was the man, born a woman, who gave birth to a little girl alongside his companion, born man.

This is a first in France.

A transgender man gave birth at the maternity ward of the Jacques-Coeur hospital center, accompanied by his wife, who was born a man, reports the regional daily

Le Berry Républicain


Indeed, if Mattéo was born a woman, he is now a man, in the eyes of civil status and social security and has just given birth to a little girl.

The head of the gynecology-obstetrics department and the woman, mother, child center of the hospital establishment told our colleagues that everything had been put in place "to get as close as possible

to a classic situation


"From the beginning of my pregnancy, everything was blocked"

Once out of the hospital, things got complicated, however, because the situation is unprecedented in France.

It blocks all software.

Mutual, Social Security, Caf…

”, sums up Matteo.

Indeed, in accordance with his marital status, it is paternity leave that was granted to Mattéo and not maternity leave.

The file is still blocked at the Sécu.

From the start of my pregnancy, everything was blocked

,” he continues.

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Before becoming parents, they had both changed their marital status.

The situation is therefore clear concerning them.

The civil status employees were very understanding

”, underlines Matteo who explains that the town hall agreed to indicate that their daughter was born to the couple.

There is a gender reassignment note on his full birth certificate, but I asked that it be blocked and never seen again.

I just keep a copy to show it to my daughter

, ”explains Matteo.

However, upon receipt of the family record book, Mattéo was mentioned as "



For them, this mention cannot remain as it is because it does not correspond to their identity.

Source: lefigaro

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