Trying To Conceive + Plus Size Pregnancy
Are you plus size and pregnant or trying to conceive? You’ve found the right place!
Plus Size Birth promotes positive resources to empower healthy decision making for those who are having a plus size pregnancy or trying to conceive. By sharing personal stories, inspiring images, and practical strategies, you will find support and community!
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
It has been challenging to find gorgeous plus size maternity gowns…until now! Here you’ll see plus size maternity gowns for everything from breathtaking photo shoots to your baby shower, and any formal events you might be attending, or even just a special date with your love! When it comes to feeling beautiful during pregnancy, a maternity gown can do wonders.read more
Not all pregnancies, births, or postpartum experiences go according to plan. This is Letrez’s plus size c-section birth story. This is a mother’s strength!read more
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!read more
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!read more
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.read more
I started blogging to change the narrative of plus size pregnancy. I knew one of my challenges would be promoting positive plus size pregnancy news stories.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
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