Seattle Children's Hospital Proposes Hormonal Gender Transition at Age 9

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Originally appeared at: The Post Millennial

The Seattle Children's Hospital Gender Clinic gives patients puberty blockers, cross-sex hormones & so-called "gender-affirming" surgeries, and they begin seeing patients at the age of 9.

The clinic accepts new patients as young as 9 years old and "sees patients who have begun to show signs of puberty development. Gender-affirming medical care, such as puberty blockers, are not considered until patients have begun puberty development."

The clinic accepts new patients as young as 9 years old and "sees patients who have begun to show signs of puberty development. Gender-affirming medical care, such as puberty blockers, are not considered until patients have begun puberty development."

According to their website, "Seattle Children’s Gender Clinic provides gender-affirming medical care for adolescents: Whose gender identity is different from their sex at birth; Who do not identify with the traditional definitions of male or female."

Additionally, "For prepubertal children, caregivers can offer support around gender exploration and social transition, including learning about gender diversity, connecting with other families of gender diverse children, connecting with affirming primary care and mental health providers, and advocating for children in school and legal settings."

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