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. Our pregnancy stories matter. Our birth stories matter!
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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.read more
This is a beautiful hospital birth story of a plus size mom who felt completely supported by compassionate care providers and her loving family.read more
When I was 17 I was diagnosed with PCOS and told because of it and my size I would be unlikely to have children. I always wanted to be a mother, it was my biggest dream.read more
Jesika bought into all of the plus size pregnancy myths and assumed she’d have a difficult pregnancy and birth due to her size.read more
When Michelle posted her, I didn’t know I was pregnant story, on the Plus Size Mommy Memoirs Facebook page I immediately wanted to know more.read more
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.read more
I am sharing my story because I found great comfort in reading the memoirs of other mommies who had delivered naturally, especially women considered plus-size.read more
Meg shares her incredible natural birth story while having the flu. She wasn’t able to touch her new baby boy for 48 hours after his birth. I can’t imagine.read more
I’m delighted to be sharing Katie’s doubly exciting birth story of twins! About 75% of twins are born via c-section but more and more women, like Katie, are desiring a vaginal birth. Finding a doctor who will be supportive can be challenging.read more
By the six month mark, I decided I wanted to have a home birth myself, and spent some time warming my husband up to the idea of it. Eventually he got on board and decided to support me to have whatever type of birth I wanted.read more
I am a plus size mummy of course and I am often reading, on the Plus Size Mommy Memoirs Facebook page, about those wanting a vaginal birth but are told they are too over weight and will need a c section. Or having trouble conceiving so I thought I’d share my story to maybe inspire others.read more
I feel truly honored to share Kelli's inspirational birth story. After two attempts at home births ending with emergency c-sections, Kelli knew this time would be different...This time she would have a VBA2C (vaginal birth after two cesareans).VBA2C Birth...read more
I’m always honored when moms share their birth stories. This article is of Mindy’s enthralling two plus size home birth stories. She’s one STRONG mom!read more
“You are too obese to give birth vaginally, so you will be having a C-section.” This is Hilary’s heart-wrenching story of her forced cesarean.read more
On January 4th, 2010, my husband, Chris, and I found out we were expecting our first child and thus began our almost year-long journey of becoming parents.We read pregnancy books, watched movies (Business of Being Born was our favorite), read blogs and websites,...read more
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