What Is Birth Trauma And How To Heal

What Is Birth Trauma And How To Heal

What Is Birth Trauma And How To Heal Studies show about 30% of people who have given birth report they’ve experienced birth trauma. People most often associate birth trauma with injury or the loss of an infant or mother. In recent years, however, the definition has...
This Is Postpartum With Meg Boggs

This Is Postpartum With Meg Boggs

This Is Postpartum With Meg Boggs Instagram is a photo-driven platform, and most of the #momlife images we see are of thin women. When I came across Meg Bogg’s feed, a plus size woman sharing authentic messages about motherhood, I was hooked! Meg joins...
Nicole’s Plus Size IVF Success Story

Nicole’s Plus Size IVF Success Story

Nicole’s Plus Size IVF Success Story Nicole’s plus size IVF success story was six years in the making. She tracked her regular cycle for years, but in the back of her head, she knew something was wrong. Other people in her family got pregnant right away,...
My 300 lb Birth Story

My 300 lb Birth Story

My 300 lb Birth Story I weighed 299.9 lb on my first prenatal visit. Everything I read online led me to believe that my plus size pregnancy would be full of complications. It was hard to imagine that my 300 lb birth story could end in a vaginal birth, let alone an...
Canadian Mom Blogger Shares Her Postpartum Struggles

Canadian Mom Blogger Shares Her Postpartum Struggles

Canadian Mom Blogger Shares Her Postpartum Struggles Canadian mom blogger, Just Jen P, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her plus size pregnancy story and postpartum struggles. It’s fascinating to hear stories from moms around the world. Jen, being a plus size...
Helpful Tips For Flying While Fat

Helpful Tips For Flying While Fat

Helpful Tips For Flying While Fat The friendly skies can be quite intimidating when you’re flying while fat. Will I be able to fit in the seat comfortably with the armrests down? Can I handle the embarrassment of asking for a seatbelt extender if I need one? What...
Sam’s Plus Size Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Story

Sam’s Plus Size Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Story

Sam’s Plus Size Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Story Every mother has a story. Every story matters! Sam Reyes, a body positive influencer, talks about her very personal experiences surrounding plus size pregnancy and breastfeeding. More than one OB-GYN told Sam that she...
Race, Adoption, And Body Love with Pia Schiavo-Campo

Race, Adoption, And Body Love with Pia Schiavo-Campo

Pia Schiavo-Campo is the thought-provoking voice behind the blog Chronicles of a Mixed Fat Chick. Pia writes about how topics like fat acceptance and body image intersect with race. In early 2014 I connected with Pia at the Body Love Conference put on by author Jes...
Is It Possible To Have A Plus Size VBAC?

Is It Possible To Have A Plus Size VBAC?

Is It Possible To Have A Plus Size VBAC? Yes! Once a cesarean, always a cesarean…or so we’ve been led to believe. There’s nothing wrong with choosing to have a repeat cesarean. Yet, people wanting a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) should also...