Britain’s first transgender parents introduced their second daughter to the world on Lorraine on Thursday 24 June, praising “what people can achieve when they're just given love and support”.
Jake, 42, and Hannah Graf, 34, spoke to TV host Lorraine Kelly with their newborn baby Teddy, who was born via surrogate and delivered by emergency C-section.The couple are already parents to a two year old daughter named Millie Winter Grad, born in April 2020, who is believed to be the first baby born in the UK to transgender parents by surrogate.
The pair, who married in 2018, shared how happy they were with their two children, with Hannah praising how “lucky and privileged” they felt. “When I came out as trans, I thought I was giving up the opportunity to be in a relationship, let alone find love, get married and have kids,” she explained. “So you have to pinch yourself in the middle of the night to remind yourself that it's real.