“If you really look at it, BMI is just that—a crude measure.” An Interview with Kimmelin Hull to talk about her article, Maternal Obesity from All Sides.
Plus Size Pregnancy
“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.
The power of creating a birth plan is not the plan itself but the act of creating one. Families need to empower themselves by researching options!
Plus size pregnant women were the topic of multiple news articles last week. Including OB-GYNs in Florida refusing to work with larger women, and plus size women having more “necessary” interventions during birth. Up until this post, my blog has consisted of me sharing my story in hopes of inspiring other plus size women to …
I wondered, as a plus size woman, how my belly would look pregnant. As months passed by I watched my friends’ bellies pop and couldn’t help but to question: Where is my bump?
I created a safe space to have a natural childbirth in a hospital by limiting people in the room, wearing my own clothes, and setting the right tone.
Thanks to eating right, staying active, and finding a loving and caring birth team, I had a very healthy plus size pregnancy!
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…
Plus Size Mommy Memoirs is my new labor of love following a beautiful pregnancy and birthing experience.