Pregnant man who was on Oprah -- is pregnant again

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Thomas Beatie -- the "pregnant man" who made headlines and gave his first exclusive interview to Oprah Winfrey and People magazine -- is pregnant again.

Barbara Walters -- who's profiling Beatie and his wife in a one-hour special tomorrow night on ABC called "Journey of a Pregnant Man" -- revealed today on The View that during their interview, the couple said they'll give birth again in June.

"I said I'm speechless," Walters said during the morning gab fest.

Beatie -- legally a man -- gave birth to his first child, a baby girl, back in June. His story made world headlines and sparked a rush of comments on this blog months ago.

Walters' interview with Beatie
and his baby daughter airs tomorrow on "20/20" at 9 p.m. on ABC.


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Oh man! that's really strange! I think the system which nature has made is better, and we should avoid such kind of experiments,
Will not that be good if your wife gave birth to child? And thats really a bad thing u r a gay and you gave birth to girl...
You are man! and be a man!

He is "legally a man." Where does it say she is phsyically a man?! It's a woman! A man is someone who creates the baby! No penis, no man. God created her to be a woman and now this poor person is thinking herself to be someone she is not. It's sad to see these kids now have to go through their life with this story behind them. It's almost as if people in this world are wondering "what could we do to ourselves to get publicity now?" It's sad to see what is becoming "okay" in this world, and what people are willing to do to themselves. BE YOURSELF. How hard is that?! You were created BY GOD the way you were for your specific purpose. It's sad to see people so discontent with themselves.

Truth be told. This is a woman, not a man. For them to advertise this as a man having a baby is a LIE! I am happy for the couple to have the baby, but honestly, why didn't they have children before this person had his "almost" sex change? Like it is stated above, money and publicity are the reasons. Even my kids know this is not a man having a baby - it is a woman who disguises herself as a man. If she was born a woman, she will always be a woman, no matter how many operations she has to try and change it.

dude this is so stupid....i wonder wat the kids r gna sat "wow dad u had me?" people need to look at the future an wonder wat its gna b lyke and that there isnt preety at all!!!!!!!!!!

LIfe is a gift and God is the giver of life and we are NOT to judge . A penis doesn't make a father, a man who provides for his child makes a father. I wish them all the blessings from God for their children. We can disagree on ways of comception , but the fact is , they convieved and that is only by God. People please don't make christians out to be hypocrites. We are to love and support and encourage and uplift and show the love of Christ. Congrats, best wishes for health and plenty of love to you and yours. Enjoy your holidays with your beauitful family.
God bless you, and be the best parents you can be, thats all anyone should expect from you both.

Andrea

LIfe is a gift and God is the giver of life and we are NOT to judge . A penis doesn't make a father, a man who provides for his child makes a father. I wish them all the blessings from God for their children. We can disagree on ways of comception , but the fact is , they convieved and that is only by God. People please don't make christians out to be hypocrites. We are to love and support and encourage and uplift and show the love of Christ. Congrats, best wishes for health and plenty of love to you and yours. Enjoy your holidays with your beauitful family.
God bless you, and be the best parents you can be, thats all anyone should expect from you both.

Andrea

Everybody is so worried about the wrong thing that it's just annoying. Childbirth is supposed to be the experience everyone should enjoy man or woman. Nancy is lucky to have someone who loves her so much, that he is willing to share every experience of life with her. I mean really, has any man in the world loved his wife so much to bear a child for her. For everyone to criticize and threaten them, what type of person does that make you? And what parent tells their child," O by the way your mom pushed you out!" Him having the child doesn't make the child any different. The baby doesn't remember who pushed them out. What everyone should have been worried about was making sure Thomas remained healthy and in a comfortable state for the baby to be healthy. I just hope oneday I'm as lucky as Nancy to have someone love me soo much.

I think that this story is pretty ridiculous. When I first saw it I thought wow a man having a baby how did that happen? But seeing as though Thomas Beatie still has a vagina, a uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries I dont find this that intersting. SHE is a lesbian without breasts and facial hair who changed her name. I think to say that this is a man giving birth is really wrong. She is a woman and lesbian couples get sperm donors all the time why does she deserve to be publisized simply because she took a few testosterone tablets. Come on people she is still a woman, looks are often deceiving. A penis and a Y-chromosome make you a man, neither of which does Ms. Beatie have. Having a child is wonderful more power to them they seem to be loving. I just find it wrong to give this a false title. In reality it is just another lesbian woman having a child with her partner which she has every right to do. We can't have it all. Either you are a man or you are not. And men do not have children. In nature there is no in between therefore there isn't an in between in life. I hope they find a good way to explain this to the kids and they are not harmed by an ignorant media system and confused parents portraying their family as something it is not. Loving lesbian couple..yes! Heterosexual couple who found a way for a man to get pregnant because the woman couldn't...NO!!

DO you people not realize that they are not doing this just out of love they are doing this for the money and whatever fame they get. God will take care of his children when the time comes and god has a wonderful plan. So the good christians out there have nothing to be worried about fear god not the PREGNANT MAN. It is just a show for attention. How do you think the older children really feel and how about their parents and siblings. Pray for the innocent babies and their parents

Maybe it's me, but has anyone noticed the breast reduction scars? Let me get it straight... SHE had breasts and has reproductive organs that are producing babies.

A woman is a beautiful creation who is blessed with the ability to bring children into the world. This is not a story about a man having a baby. It's a pathetic story about a women who wishes she was a man who, no matter how hard she tries, will never be one.

Maybe it's me, but has anyone noticed the breast reduction scars? Let me get it straight... SHE had breasts and has reproductive organs that are producing babies.

A woman is a beautiful creation who is blessed with the ability to bring children into the world. This is not a story about a man having a baby. It's about a women who wishes she was a man who, no matter how hard she tries, will never be one.

What is wrong with you people?

He is male. He feels male, acts male, lives male. IS MALE.

Gender is not directly linked to your sex organs and those organs do not dictate who you are, who you love or how you feel about yourself.

I am happy for this couple to be able to conceive a child, but have to say I am disgusted at all the money this couple receives from publicity. After all, Beatie is a biological female...JUST LIKE THE REST OF US WHO ARE FEMALE. I would like to get paid TOO for publicizing the pregnancy and birth of my child...but do you see that happening?? NO. This is ridiculous and a complete waste of good media time.

hes not a "he" i dont care what anyone says. until an operation is performed IT still has a vagina and therefore is a woman. even then it still doesnt have an Y chromosome and therefore is still a woman.. legally or not its still a woman.

hes not a "he" i dont care what anyone says. until an operation is performed IT still has a vagina and therefore is a woman. even then it still doesnt have an Y chromosome and therefore is still a woman.. legally or not its still a woman.

Oh please people....lets focus on the apocoliptal signs that are happening in our world! I'm shocked that such petty crap is focused on and not the extensive signs that is happening. These people love each other and that baby...WHO CARES!! WHO FRICKEN CARES!!! LEAVE IT ALONE, THERE IS MORE IN THIS WORLD TO FOCUS OUR ENERGY ON! Get your head out of your butt and look at the bigger picture!!

I have a couple more things to add:

A. His wife has no uterus, she could not carry the baby, they were together before his sex change, he kept those parts in tact in order to have children, not because he wants to be a man and a woman.

B. Truth-Be-Told, you are quite ignorant in your understanding. If your God is so flawless in his creation of man and woman, then explain to me how some people are born with both genitalia? That doesn't sound like part of the perfect plan you saw developing in your Bible. By the way, I don't know if you realized it, but there is no desk and pen in heaven. God didn't write the Bible, people did. People by nature are flawed so therefore it goes without argument that the Bible is a good book, with some documented history and basic morality lessons. It is a book that is tainted by historical points of view and the imperfection of man. If you believe that it is a book of fact, then you are sadly mistaken! I have Faith in God, not a book. Maybe not Christian by your standards, but the only one I have to answer to is God, not you!

What is so damn hard for you backwards people to understand. I just don't get it. People are born wrong all the time, call it a mistake call it a difference. Either way, things happen. Children are born everyday with deformities, disease, chromozone flaws etc. etc. etc. Why is it such a stretch to think a man could be born in the wrong body. Why do you people insist upon being hateful and malicious towards people, because you are unable to define it within your very narrow views. I am a Christian, one who knows that God does things that are beyond our understanding, and he has commanded you all to "Judge ye not" you should all be ashamed of yourselves. I support these poor people 100%. I am not ignorant and stubborn enough to think that I could possibly have the right to tear down these people. Then there is the issue of the pregnancy, in a world where reproductive science is changing every day, we are all going to have to get use to people doing things in non-traditional ways, I myself am a single adoptive mom. Not traditional, and I am sure some of you would judge that choice to. I relate to the desire to be a parent in any way possible. You people need to get over it. I am so sick of the right wing conservatives thinking things are only alright if it's "all right", You make me feel hateful, and that's not in my nature. I have known several people in my life raised by gay and non traditional families, I am myself the daughter of a gay man. It has made me more tolerant and loving, beyond that, it has not been a negative thing. All kids get teased, the children will have two loving parents who are tolerating levels of hate you and I will never understand in order to have children. No child will look negatively upon that level of love.
God Bless You Beatie family, but I saw your beautiful little girl on TV, and I see he has already blessed you and will again very soon. Not everybody wishes you bad things!

I think that it is no one's business what two people do behind their closed doors. If they make it public, it is their way of showing people that they are comfortable with their decision. More power to them. God bless them and their babies. If more people would open their hearts and close their mouths, maybe they would see the beauty in every situation. Did you happen to notice the beautiful smile on their baby's face?? It shows how truly happy she is...isn't that what is really important?

This PERSON has a right to have a child. Gender does not equal humanity, and it does not include/exclude human rights. Have we not gotten past this yet? People can change their lives on so many levels except their OWN gender? Please, use common sense. It is their own body and life, their decision and their own child.

This is NOT a man!!! This is a bearded woman. JeeZ Oprah. I can't believe you even had her on your show. This is a Jerry character.

Wow. Who knew that a guy could get pregnant?

Seriously, which restroom does s/he use? There's just one issue regarding this whole mess - p u b l i c i t y. Come on, America. Wake up to some sort of moral compass! The ones who will suffer are the poor kids this thing is making.

Hi, reading through everyone else's comments. This is still a woman, who looks like a man, bottom line is another human being who is blessed enough to have a baby. i dont see the big deal, except the baby of course. and people have them all the time. but just because she-he looks like a man its publicized? kinda silly. but i dont believe they're out of their mind or have a mental disorder simply because they're doing what makes them happy.

This is not a man this is a woman and an abomonation to nature. If this person actually wanted to be a true man then she should have removed her reprductive organs. Now we have to question how exactly did God intend for us reproduce. Are we going to have babies with dog's or horses. Why have the freaks of the world been so popular in the media.

I cant believe there is people out there that agree with this circus act. I dont care if its the 20th century. Right is right and wrong is wrong. The man lady is shelfish to bring children in the world for their happiness not the kids. Poor kids, they dont deserve this at ALL!! GOD BLESS THE CHILDREN.

I cant believe there is people out there that agree with this circus act. I dont care if its the 20th century. Right is right and wrong is wrong. The man lady is shelfish to bring children in the world for their happiness not the kids. Poor kids, they dont deserve this at ALL!! GOD BLESS THE CHILDREN.

I cant believe there is people out there that agree with this circus act. I dont care if its the 20th century. Right is right and wrong is wrong. The man lady is shelfish to bring children in the world for their happiness not the kids. Poor kids, they dont deserve this at ALL!! GOD BLESS THE CHILDREN.

Nearly every article I have read concerning this particular story attempts to make the statement usually in the headlines,that this is in fact a man who is pregnant. Usually the headline is entitled something like "Pregnant Man" or "Pregnant man is pregnant again" as in this case.

After reading a number of articles on this story, if you didn't pay attention, you would be left with the impression that this is in fact a man, with a male reproductive system and pregnant. The human male reproductive system can not be impregnated, a male reproductive system doesn't have ovaries, or the capacity to produce ova or the capacity for gestation.

This story is really about a individual who was born a female with a female reproductive system, who later in life began to identify with the male gender and took on that persona. Why don't they just change the headline and entitle it something like this 'Lesbian who identifies with male gender is pregnant again?'

Can you imagine how confused the children of this women is going to be when they discover that Father is really Mother ,and really just a lesbian who was artificially inseminated? What if Beatie met a male who was identifying himself as being a female and had a sex change and was living as a woman? Would Thomas Beatie ever go for that knowing that this person was really a male? The answer is (Hell no ), because no lesbian wants a male regardless of the false persona being presented.

There is something gravely pathological about this situation in that if Beatie wanted to totally identify with the male gender then why didn't Beatie just allow the female partner to become artificially inseminated to fully assume the role as Mother? Beaties's maternal instincts apparently dominated her male persona and gender identity.

Nearly every article I have read concerning this particular story attempts to make the statement usually in the headlines,that this is in fact a man who is pregnant. Usually the headline is entitled something like "Pregnant Man" or "Pregnant man is pregnant again" as in this case.

After reading a number of articles on this story, if you didn't pay attention, you would be left with the impression that this is in fact a man, with a male reproductive system and pregnant. The human male reproductive system can not be impregnated, a male reproductive system doesn't have ovaries, or the capacity to produce ova or the capacity for gestation.

This story is really about a individual who was born a female with a female reproductive system, who later in life began to identify with the male gender and took on that persona. Why don't they just change the headline and entitle it something like this 'Lesbian who identifies with male gender is pregnant again?'

Can you imagine how confused the children of this women is going to be when they discover that Father is really Mother ,and really just a lesbian who was artificially inseminated? What if Beatie met a male who was identifying himself as being a female and had a sex change and was living as a woman? Would Thomas Beatie ever go for that knowing that this person was really a male? The answer is (Hell no ), because no lesbian wants a male regardless of the false persona being presented.

So like I said this is really a story about a lesbian trying to "physically appear as the male an assuming the male role" while at the same time relying on male sperm for insemination. There is something gravely pathological about this situation in that if Beatie wanted to totally identify with the male gender then why didn't Beatie just allow the female partner to become artificially inseminated to fully assume the role as Mother? Beaties's maternal instincts apparently dominated her male persona and gender identity.

HEY THIS IS FAKE STORY CAN OPRAH TALK ABOUT SOMTHING BETTER THAN DIS ,,,,A MAN CAN NAVER HAVE A BABY ....SO STOP FOOLING UR SLEF AND WAKE UP...........YOU DIG

not really news except that the kids will be one year apart! THAT's a bit quick!!

This is ridicules. This is a woman, not a man. A man donated the sperm for this 'woman' to pro-create. If the 'woman' wants to be a man, then walk the walk, men can't give birth. Seems to me the he/she wants it both ways. That said, its a twisted way to raise a family, we're turning our world into a place it wasn't meant to be. This story shouldn't even warrant a spot in the news, but then again, it is Barbara Walters, no surprise...

All I have to say is that this disturbs me and not for reasons some make think. I can not believe how open this story is when there are gay and lesbian couples who are band from adoption. How is this any better? I think telling these kids that "Daddy" delievered you is a lot harder for a kid to accept than just being told you have two moms or two dads and explaining that. I wish best of luck to all, but come on this is a bit out there.

I feel so happy for Beatie and his new family. People need to be accepting of sexual orientation and gender issues. In the end, we are all humans with the same abilities to love. Transgenders/sexuals, gays, etc. can bring up children in a loving warm environment no better or worse than any heterosexual couple. This is what they said about interacial couples, “thnk about the children, how hard will it be for them to grow up in a society that condemns interacial relationships.’ However, look at us today. We’ve progressed so much.

Here in California people are protesting the right to marry, Prop. 8., that is should be between two individuals and not just a man and a woman. This answers the question because two men or two women cannot have a baby together without medical assistance. It does not happen in nature and should not happen in the human race. This kid I am sure will be loved, but it will not help with the already difficult path of adolesense. It is hard enough being so called "normal" and to make it through those younger years. I am sure we can all remember leaving school feeling a bit upset about what a class mate has said.

The reality is that she's legally a man as she her name and her choice 1/2 change of sex doesn't mean she is humanly a man. She is having another child. I am not against gay/lesbians just ticks me off that this is not a "WOW a man giving birth situation" rather than the cruel reality of a woman giving birth. Since God did create her as a woman and she chose to partially become a man (name, boob cut, and making a specific organ grow).

On the other hand Congratulations to "her" on her second pregnancy.

my god. its confoming people like yo that make Transgender people feel bad a having a penis is not what makes a man. He is transgender meaning he was born female but felt like a man. just becasue he has not had a sex change does not make her any less of a man

Margo.....Get with the times? You're as wrong as the "guy" having a baby...what sad prospects for the future of these children. Who cares if he's confused - it's the kids who are in trouble. The "times" must be nothing is wrong and nobody can say anything is wrong. A world without absolutes becomes a vacuum that destroys itself.

I agree with fed up mom! I wish the media would stop thinking and saying it is a man having the baby. It is not. It is someone who has gone through an incomplete sex change. That's all it is. It's interesting yes, but those children are going to have a lot to deal with as they grow older.

Wow! Why are you people so closed minded and rude. Live and let live. If he is happy and not hurting anyone why do you care? Dont get so upset. May God bless those of you to open your minds and accept others that share this world with you.

Genesis 1:28

God blessed them (male and female) and said to them, "Be fruitful and increase in number; fill the earth and subdue it. Rule over the fish of the sea and the birds of the air and over every living creature that moves on the ground."

(NIV)

No matter how "trendy" the idea, it is still God's order for man and a woman to reproduce. This is why homosexuals have to still operate as heterosexuals in order to reproduce. Nature dictates what is right or wrong when men or those professing to be to fail to see the light

If being homosexual, bisexual, transgender or changing your sex was normal, this woman would be able to reproduce with the woman she claims is her wife--versus get a sperm donor.

This is not a question about being "perfect" as much it is a consequence of the choices each of us make.

I agree with Mike. I am not gay but gay couples everywhere must be upset because why would anyone in their right mind promote this story, it is so wrong, plus this person is just having more kids to make more money off thier condition. Very wrong for the media to support because this person is not a man but a woman who want to look like a man.

Quit labeling and quit judging. Families come in all shapes, sizes, colors, genders, sexualities, faiths, cultures, etc. You have no clue what their home life is like. Thank goodness small children see the world without blinders and without predjudice. The first-born child probably sees a loving parent. . .that's it.
Do I see this particular family as unique, yes. Could I imagine myself being in their shoes, no. Just because I would not want this kind of family for myself does not give me the right to call anyone in this family "sick", "pathetic", "mental", a "circus act" or a "freak of nature." Name calling and riduculing is what school aged kids learn to do when they are afraid of something they don't understand or when a classmate is "different" for any reason. Those kids grow up to be name callers and judgmentalist like those people posted here.
You have your right to your opinion and beliefs but why be so divisive and mean-spirited when expressing them?

Oh, a WOMAN giving birth again? Not sure why this is such "news" though especially since WOMEN get pregnant and give birth EVERY-DAY!

Wonder who the real dads are (the ones who donated sperm) for this woman to have kids...

For now, the first child looks like her birth-giving mother.

Oh, a WOMAN giving birth again? Not sure why this is such "news" though especially since WOMEN get pregnant and give birth EVERY-DAY!

Wonder who the real dads are (the ones who donated sperm) for this woman to have kids...

For now, the first girl looks like her birth-giving mother.

Why is this news?? This is a woman who had an incomplete sex change. Of course stuprah and the idiots that call themselves women on the view will air it, they can't come up with anything better to talk about! So they air TRASH!

at least there will be two children. they will need to lean on each other to get through what promises to be a very challenging life as the children of this man/woman. God bless them.

Confusion is a choice. Gender identity disorder isn't. If this man has chosen his correct gender to live life and still be able to bear children, all power to him. What a beautiful, open minded family. Get with the times America!

Confusion is a choice. Gender identity disorder isn't. If this man has chosen his correct gender to live life and still be able to bear children, all power to him. What a beautiful, open minded family. Get with the times America!

I didn't realize that everyone in this world was perfect and had the right to criticizes another person. I understand that this is not the traditional way to bring a baby into the world but for them it's the only way. It is a beautiful thing to bring a baby in this world, no matter how you do it. This is the only way that they can, so don't judge, be happy for them that they can start a family because there are people out there that can't. This was their only opition. Think about what you would do if you were in that situation.

How can a man have a baby? This is a woman having a baby. Real men don't have female reproductive organs that will produce a baby or allow it to be born (if you catch my drift)!!! These people are confused out of their minds. This was a very beautiful woman before, that has turned her life into a circus act. I pray those children will show them how to be happy with themselves the way God created them. I feel bad for the kids-God bless them.

FOR CHRIST SAKE!!!!!!! THAT IS NOT A MAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A MAN HAS A PENIS!!!!! & DOES NOT GIVE BIRTH!!!! WOULD THE MEDIA PLEASE WAKEUP !!!!!!! THIS IT IS A FREAK OF NATURE WHO HAS A MENTAL
PROBLEM!!!!!! HAVE OPRAH SEND IT TO DR. PHIL!!!!!!! POOR KID!!!!!!
I'D LIKE TO HERE THE BIRD'S & THE BEE'S STORY FROM THIS COUPLE!!!!
WHAT THE HELL IS OUR SOCIETY COMING TO!!!!!!!!!!!
DISCUSTED IN TAMPA!!!!

Would they stop this already? What do you want to be? A man or a woman? Even Barbara Walters looks a little uncomfortable.

So, does this "person" want to be a man or woman? this is sick and pathetic and twisted for the poor children they are bringing into this world. Talk about confusion?????

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