Supporting Trans Birthers: Seahorses & Unicorns with Trystan Reese

About this course:

What makes us unique?

In this interactive session, we will be examining the full spectrum of trans fertility, including how to support trans people who haven’t medically transitioned, what the effects are of medical transition on fertility and nursing, postpartum considerations for trans gestational parents... and more. Trystan will be bringing diverse voices to the conversation as you learn how to understand, welcome, and support trans and gender non-conforming pregnant people in your practice.

Trystan Reese is a professional trans educator and gestational parent who brought his pregnancy story to millions of people across the globe in 2017. Now that his beautiful baby is born, he is dedicated to deepening the conversation about trans reproductive journeys with his doula training, Seahorses and Unicorns.

Cornerstone Doulas are internationally recognized as leaders in birth justice and advocacy.  Cornerstone Doulas provide continuous unbiased, client-centered support throughout the reproductive lifespan. This support focuses on the whole person, family and community and encompasses emotional, physical, psychosocial, and educational support techniques. Cornerstone doulas employ individualized supportive communication, culturally responsive care, hands-on therapeutic techniques and an equitable approach with all clients.

Dates, locations and fees:

This trainings takes place every three months in Portland, OR and online.

Next available training dates:


BROOKLYN, NY  in person: November 16, 2019 from 9am-12pm.  

Course fee is $150.00 and takes place live in Brooklyn, NY at Birth Day Presence.

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Next available course dates will be posted when these courses are full to capacity.

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