Transgender Couple Says A Nurse Refused To Let Them Meet Their Newborn Baby

Posted by Sama in News On 20th August 2021
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Trans couple Jake and Hannah were over the moon after they became parents to a beautiful daughter. However, the hospital system did not make the process very easy for them and when they visited the hospital to pick their child, they were treated coldly by the nurse who was not very interested in sharing the whereabouts of the child even when they informed that they are the parents.

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This transgender couple allegedly claims that a nurse refused to let them meet their newborn child.

As per The Independent, Jake and Hannah Graf, who is also the first transgender couple to become parents say that they were treated badly by a hospital worker.

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In a recent podcast appearance, Happy Mum, Happy Baby, Jake opens up about their pregnancy journey and shares that when the eager parents reached the hospital to meet their child, they were blocked by a 'very busy' nurse.

The nurse reportedly told the couple that no information can be shared with them on baby Millie's whereabouts, and was apparently "unimpressed" when the couple told her they were the child's parents.

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According to the publication, trans activist Jake stated:

"There was yellow tape everywhere, it was absolutely deserted, the car park was mostly cordoned off, there was no one in any of the receptions. We went in looking for anyone who could help

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However, things got sorted out and they were able to see Millie after the birthing partner of Laura, their surrogate, said that they would let them into the maternity ward.

In a  2020 interview with The Daily Mail, the Grafs talk about becoming parents, with Jake stating: "Millie is eight months old now, but there are still moments when it doesn’t feel real that we’re parents.

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"At least once a day I say to Hannah: 'Can you believe we have a baby?' Sharing our experience is done in the hope that we can show dreams really can come true."

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Sharing her personal experience, Hannah emotionally speaks: "As [Millie] lay in my arms, I felt overwhelmed with love and a powerful sense of my bond with her.

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