Being plus size and pregnant means that most people won’t know you’re pregnant. You may feel like you’re having an invisible plus size pregnancy. Instead, you must take every advantage and opportunity to celebrate your pregnancy.
When we talk about things society has labeled taboo, we can transform the conversation. Here are four ways to normalize plus size pregnancy.
We heard from Sarah, who has a BMI of 35 and is concerned she is at “high risk” for a stillbirth with her baby. What are her real obesity stillbirth risks? Let’s talk about it!
If you’re wondering, ‘Should I share my birth story?’ The answer is yes! Bryn Huntpalmer of The Birth Story Podcast joins the blog to talk about why all birth stories matter.
Recently the site CafeMom launched, Plus-Size Pregnant & Proud with the desire to lift the veil around plus size pregnant and provide comfort to plus-size moms to be.
Five women open up about their plus size pregnancy bellies. Inspiring stories about pushing themselves to have maternity photos taken and embrace their bodies.
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.
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.
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!