Collection of Plus Size Birth Stories

Enjoy exploring this collection of plus size birth stories! You can read stories by category or one-by-one. From PCOS to Motherhood: Megan’s Story, You Don’t Get To Decide How Your Birth Will Go: A Transfer Birth Story to Giving Birth with the Flu – each story is uniquely beautiful.

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Rachel’s Plus Size Surrogate Story

Ever since I was 9 years-old I have wanted to be a surrogate. When I heard some women carried babies for other women who were unable, I thought it was so incredible and I told myself right then that if I was lucky enough to be able to have healthy pregnancies, this is what I wanted to do.

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I Had Successfully Pushed Her Into This World: A VBAC Story

They tried to be as reassuring as possible, but let me know another c-section would be a possibility depending on how the next few hours played out. I had silent tears, I prayed, I talked to my body, I talked to my baby, I pretty much begged the universe to let me have this baby vaginally. I eventually drifted off to sleep, too tired to cry or do much of anything else.

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A Gift To My Daughter: Her Birth Story From 1979

I believe in my mother’s era there was a popular song with the lyric………”Love, Marriage, and then something about a Baby Carriage” and though after being the oldest child of four children who felt like she had already been a mom and therefore believing I did not want to have my own children, I arrived home from my honeymoon in July of 1978 with my hormones raging with those song lyrics playing over and over in my head!

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From PCOS to Motherhood: Megan’s Story

I was diagnosed with PCOS when I was 18. The afternoon after my diagnosis, I cried on my way to work because the first thing I saw when I Googled PCOS was INFERTILITY. I always wanted to be a mommy and all I had were the heartbreaking search results that told me it would be a gift I might never receive.

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My Size 24 Body is Capable of Birthing

My husband and I had been trying to conceive for about 6 months or so and I was really starting to think it would never happen again. We were blessed with my chunky 10lb baby boy 4 years ago, but my c-section birth I had with him was not what I had planned and I yearned for a VBAC.

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