Non-Medical Management

Non-medical management includes a variety of options of which patients should be made aware. In some cases, patients may be satisfied with only undergoing non-medical management. Unfortunately, most of these options are paid for out-of pocket and would not be financially feasible for all patients.

  • Voice and communication therapy
    • Of more utility in MtF patients, as hormone therapy will not lower the voice pitch. However therapy for both FtMs and MtFs is available.
    • Seeing a speech language pathologist in Moncton is covered.
  • Hair removal (electrolysis, laser, waxing)
  • Breast binding or padding
  • Genital tucking or penile prostheses
  • Hip or buttocks padding
  • Changes in name and gender marker on identity documents