A transgender man, Fernando Machado who was assigned female at birth and his partner Diane Rodriguez, who was assigned male at birth, gave birth to a healthy child after conceiving with his transgender wife, making the couple the first transgender couple in South America to do so.
The couple who gave birth in June, live in Ecuador have expressed their desire to have more children.
Machado told BBC:
“We are the same as other families. Even though we might not have the same rights, we are the same,”
The transgender couple met after meeting on social media more than two years ago.