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Thomas and his wife Nancy appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show A US man who is six months pregnant, 10 years after undergoing a sex change operation, has said he considers his unborn child a "miracle". Thomas Beatie, 34, said it was his right to have a child. The medical procedures he underwent a decade ago did not affect his reproductive system. His wife says she inseminated him using sperm from an anonymous donor. Their doctor says it is a normal pregnancy. Mr Beatie told chat show host Oprah Winfrey he had always wanted a child. "It's not a male or female desire to have a child," he said. "It's a human desire. I have a very stable male identity." 'Daddy's little princess' Mr Beatie, of Bend, Oregon, had breast surgery to remove glands and flatten his chest after deciding to become a man 10 years ago. This baby is totally healthy, this is what I consider a normal pregnancy Dr Kimberly James Mr Beatie's obstetrician "I opted not to do anything with my reproductive organs because I wanted to have a child one day," a thinly bearded Mr Beatie told Oprah Winfrey. "I didn't know how. It was just a dream."
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