Our expert says:
No need to apologise for the amount of questions! Really - that's my pleasure to help where I can.
There is no standard answer for that, Joshua. The "first step" of binding is unfortunately no measure of how soon you can start taking hormones. A more accurate measurement will be how and where you are with yourself in this regard. Usually this is a decision your therapist and you need to make together. Your therapist is there to assist you in your journey - like a friend holding your hand all the way.
Luckily for FTMs hormones are not expensive at all - or at least one of the two types. Depotone cost about R30 per ampule, which you will have to inject every second week
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