My journey in self-love truly went through a transformation through my plus-size pregnancy, birth, and motherhood.
This birth story isn’t the experience Brook ever thought she’d have to share, but it’s hers and it matters! Just like all Plus Size Birth stories matter.
After being monitored twice a week from weeks 35 – 37, my blood pressure was still creeping up each appointment. This is my 38 week induction birth story.
This story of miscarriages and one stillbirth contains a trigger warning for pregnancy loss, stillbirth, and assault. My name is April-Marie and I live with a condition that most people do not know exists. Or some have a lack of proper education about it. Most people don’t understand my frustrations when I tell them I …
Like many cesarean birth moms, Heather hears people say, “a c-section is an easy way out.” Heather’s birth was anything besides easy. This is her story!
At about 38 weeks, my blood pressure spiked just enough to nudge us towards the decision to induce. I trusted my doc completely.
It was time to let go of the natural birth idea and let science listen to the message Mother Nature was sending. It was time to have a plus size emergency c-section.
The news, of having a Single Umbilical Artery pregnancy, cast a shadow of uncertainty over what should have been a giddy, happy, excited time preparing for the arrival of our first child.
So many of us, experiencing an obese pregnancy, have been misled to believe we can’t have a healthy outcome. The reality is people of all sizes can and do have healthy pregnancies! This is Adriane’s story.