I’m a Pediatrician. Here’s What I Did When a Little Boy Patient Said He Was a Girl.
Michelle Cretella, M.D., is president of the American College of Pediatricians, a national organization of pediatricians and other health care professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children.
“Congratulations, it’s a boy!” Or, “Congratulations, it’s a girl!”
As a pediatrician for nearly 20 years, that’s how many of my patient relationships began. Our bodies declare our sex.
Sex vs. Identity
Biological sex is not assigned. Sex is determined at conception Continue reading