This resource is dedicated to supporting Black plus size pregnant women with inspiring birth stories, evidence-based resources, and beautiful maternity photos. 

Maternity & Birth Stories

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When Maternity Photos Inspire Self-Love And Healing

A Mother’s Strength: Plus Size C-Section Birth Story

VBAC Story – I Had Successfully Pushed Her Into This World

We Prevailed: An LGBTQ Plus Size Pregnancy Story

Plus Size Pregnancy Bellies: 5 Women Talk About Their Bumps

Evidence-Based Resources

Below I'm featuring two Black doulas from our Size-Friendly Doula Directory who provide not only outstanding doula services but also educational resources and mentorships. 

Size-friendly doula Denise Bolds

Childbirth Books By Black Authors 

Childbirth Podcasts By Black Podcasters  

Below you'll see episodes from our Plus Mommy Podcast featuring Black voices from pregnancy to motherhood and beyond. 

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