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Danny Wakefield has been fighting for the LGBT cause for 10 years, and this time he’s doing it in an even more powerful way: as a guy giving birth.
The force of bringing a life into the world is difficult to describe in words, but photographs of the moment of birth have been a lovely method to transport us to that moment. Such it was with the journey of influential American transgender man Danny Wakefield, who gave birth to his daughter Wilder Lea after 10 hours of labor last Saturday (28).
Danny appears in a series of six emotive photographs sitting in an indoor pool, using all of his power so that the baby could be delivered normally. Finally, in the last frame, we witness the pivotal moment. Her father, who is holding her for the first time, is overcome with emotion as he cradles her on her breast.
“This is the moment my Wilder met the world. This little one came so fast after I started pushing that my [vaginal] labia were split, plus I needed five internal stitches. Until they heal I have four lips and I’ve never felt so tough from my battle wounds in my entire life.”
Before the photographs of the delivery itself, Danny also uploaded a video in which he looks to be pushing for the last time in preparation for the arrival of his daughter. The moment also brings attention to the fact that her mother is on one side of the pool, holding her hand and wearing a mask against the coronavirus – an essential item for anybody attending the delivery during the epidemic.
And for those who want a closer look at the child’s expression, Danny released an emotional snapshot of her newborn daughter laying on her bosom with skin-to-skin contact. The father exclaimed, “You were all telling me the truth; this is the most incredible time of my life.”
Even before the birth of his daughter, Danny had spent 10 years performing essential work on the internet to promote transgender body respect. But, as a result of her increasing belly during pregnancy, her hardship has inspired a more compassionate view of what it’s like to be a big parent.
Hence, in his most recent article, which is still in progress, he provided a comprehensive analysis of the topic. This baby is still in the oven, but that’s alright. I have never seen such beauty in my physique as when I gaze at my stomach. The pregnancy gave me permission to love him on a deep level,” the influencer added.
“Initially, I felt a great deal of insecurity as my body expanded throughout this pregnancy. A few months back, I was shocked to learn my weight during an emergency care visit and instantly felt ashamed. I was embarrassed that my physique had already gained 70 pounds. I felt embarrassment since the number staring back at me forced me to temporarily loathe my whole physique. Danny said, “But, as Brené Brown states, silence is a Petri dish for increasing shame, so I spoke about it.
“I sat with my humiliation without attempting to suppress it. I cradled it as if it were my own infant, and my embarrassment gradually dissipated. “My body is large and lovely, regardless of the number on the scale,” underlined the influencer. Also, he said that he got regular compliments for being skinny three years ago. But what nobody knew was that he was severely meth-dependent and sicker than ever.
Hence, Danny’s wish is shared by several other obese individuals whose bodies emerge in public for others’ uninvited assumptions. “Please stop remarking on other people’s bodies. She underlined that you never know what someone else is going through or how near they are to death, regardless of how “nice” they may seem.
The influencer also posted a message for people who follow him and struggle with addiction: “I see you if you’re currently battling with addiction. You are deserving of life and healing. We do heal, and when we do, our deepest desires are realized.