The BMI myth is when women are led to believe that they shouldn’t become pregnant unless their BMI is under a certain number. I’ll never forget the conversation I had with my OB-GYN when I wanted to start a family. She pulled out the dreaded BMI chart and advised me to drop a ridiculous amount of weight before trying to conceive (TTC). In return I tried yet another crash diet and gained even more weight.

BMI Myth

I firmly believe a woman’s BMI should not be the only indication of whether or not she is ready to start TTC. Her overall health (physical and mental) is far more important.

A woman, regardless of her size, can be healthy and ready to start a family. Watch the video below to hear my story and learn more…

Ready to learn some helpful tips on being plus size and trying to conceive? Checkout this article – Plus Size Trying to Conceive Advice: Act Like You’re Already Pregnant

 

 

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