Plus Size Pregnancy Resources
Welcome to Plus Size Birth and the Plus Size Mommy Memoirs Blog! Wherever you are along your motherhood journey, we’re here for you with supportive resources and an uplifting community, specifically for plus size women.
I think it’s really important to talk about the realities of being plus size and pregnant. The options for nursing bras, maternity, belly bands & books are so minuscule that it’s insulting. I knew it was frustrating but had no idea until I found myself pregnant and searching for things and answers that didn’t exist until I connected with Plus Size Birth. Jen’s resources and support helped me throughout my pregnancy.Tess Holliday
When it comes to plus size friendly carriers, Tula is one of my favorites! It’s also a favorite of the Plus Mommy Facebook community. I know this to be true because anytime I ask the community, “What’s your favorite option for plus size babywearing?” Tula is always mentioned multiple times. If you love babywearing and watching unboxings then you are in for a treat with this plus size babywearing unboxing with Tula!
I recently went on the hunt for chub rub solutions and quickly discovered that not all options for plus size people are created equal. You see, my friends, my thighs don’t gap – they clap! If you’re like me, and your legs bring the thunder smacks when you dare to go bare, then this article is for you!
I’ve brought on a guest expert to talk about gestational diabetes nutrition tips for helping to reduce your risk or manage GD. Lily Nichols is a registered dietitian, diabetes educator and researcher with expertise in prenatal nutrition and gestational diabetes.
I was really excited for a new platform to share my message when I was presented with the opportunity to be a guest on Channel 2 Daybreak, (a local Denver, Colorado morning news show).
Experts estimate that 1 in 100 Americans have celiac disease but as many as 97% of people with celiac disease don’t even know they have it! There are studies showing increased risks during pregnancy (and an impact on fertility). We need to be having these conversations and people need to be getting tested.
For as long as I can remember I’ve wanted to be a mommy. I never expected it would be such a struggle to get here. This is my plus size infertility story.
Dear Plus Size Mom: I am guilty of dreading our time together doing fetal monitoring. I am guilty for thinking about your weight before thinking about your pregnancy. And I am sorry.
While common plus size pregnancy frustrations include not being able to find affordable plus size maternity clothes or struggling to connect with a size friendly care provider – let’s dig deeper!
Last week Leilani Rogers, an amazingly talented photographer shared this photo on her Facebook page. It left me breathless.
Then I read the text that went along with the photo and I lost it. This is a story of my family’s loss and another family’s story of birth after loss. This is the impact of pregnancy loss for dads and partners…
As a surgical nurse, I know that a controlled situation is much better than an emergency. I did not want to get into an emergency situation so I opted to go for the controlled c-section.
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