To our patient community;
The Physicians of GROW Pediatrics want to acknowledge the scientific evidence that gender affirming care is and can be lifesaving for all people, including children and teens. We endorse the American Academy of Pediactrics’ statement and policy on this issue, shown below.
AAP News Release; AAP Policy Encourages Support and Care of Transgender and Gender Diverse Children and Adolescents
The Texas Medical Association offers similar support;
TMA Supports Evidence-Based Gender-Affirming Care in Lawsuit
Everyone at GROW, staff and physicians alike, extend our unconditional support to our trans and gender-nonconforming patients and families. We regret that this care has become increasingly difficult to access in Texas. If your child is currently being negatively impacted by this gap in care, please contact our office.