I wish the headline, 300 Pound Woman Gives Birth on Her Knees, didn’t sound unbelievable to some. I’m one of many and our stories need to be heard!
I wondered, as a plus size woman, how my belly would look pregnant. As months passed by I watched my friends’ bellies pop and couldn’t help but to question: Where’s my bump?
Every pregnant woman of size should expect to be treated with respect and to have her concerns discussed and not dismissed as simply being related to weight without investigation.
While everyone is abuzz about baby, mom needs to be pampered too! Here 6 pregnancy or mother blessing gifts you actually want.
BabyGaga’s article does nothing but perpetuate the plus size pregnancy misconceptions that lead to emotional strife, stress during pregnancy, and increased risks due to unnecessary medical interventions. Let’s change that! Will you help me to stand up against these plus size pregnancy misconceptions websites want you to believe?
Using the wrong size blood pressure cuff can result in high blood pressure! Here’s how you can be your own best advocate.
On Sunday, the New York Times published Claire Putnam’s article Pregnant, Obese … and in Danger. Like most articles about obesity and pregnancy, it focuses on the increased risks and calls for care providers to have frank conversations with their patients about their weight.
As a photographer and mother, I am honored every time someone invites me into their birthing space to capture their story.
During pregnancy, it can be really confusing to hear a care provider tell us to not gain more than 15 – 25 lbs when society tells us we get to eat for two. So you might be wondering, what’s the best plus size pregnancy diet?
If you’re pregnant, odds are you’ve been asked if you plan to hire a doula. You probably responded with, “What in the heck is a doula?” Or if you already know what a doula is you might’ve said, “Why do I need a doula? I’ll have my partner and my mom by my side.”