Zahhad Paval, a transgender man from Kerala, has reportedly become India’s first man to give birth to a baby
Transgender couple Zahhad Paval and Ziya Paval shared a picture of their new born baby’s hand on Instagram to announce the unique birth
The transgender couple welcomed the baby “with tears”
Ziya shared an image of her new born baby on Instagram though the couple is yet to reveal the baby’s face
Ziya shared her happiness with the media as she said, “(This is the) happiest day of my life. I got several messages that pained me, it's a reply to them. I thank all those who supported (us)."
Ziya and Zahhad have become India’s first confirmed transgender parents as Zahhad became the first transgender man to give birth in the country. Reportedly, the couple has tried to adopt a baby but had to drop the idea after facing legal issues
Zahhad is still undergoing hormonal therapies to complete his transition from being a woman to a man. He had to pause this therapy to conceive the baby
The Kerala-based trans couple had reportedly left their respective families years ago after learning about their gender orientation