I thought my body was a failure because we had a different journey than others. But then I look at my daughter and think to myself “my goodness, my body was perfect for her”.
Trista joins the Plus Size Mommy Memoirs blog to share the birth of Maya. This is her second child and she had a home birth in Canada.
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.
This is a beautiful hospital birth story of a plus size mom who felt completely supported by compassionate care providers and her loving family.
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.
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.
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.
After two attempts at home births ending with emergency c-sections Kelli knew this time would be different…she would have a VBA2C!
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!
My life will be forever changed by the transformative experience of a plus size natural childbirth with a midwife. This is Braeden’s birth story…