Hi, Friends! Welcome to The Plus Mommy Podcast.
From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all!
Host Jen McLellan interviews guests ranging from body positive activists, writers, actors, birth professionals, to moms. We take on topics not everyone is talking about in an effort to help plus size moms feel less alone!
All birth stories matter! Mikki’s preeclampsia birth story is an honest look at how you can’t set expectations for your birth and motherhood.
We need to talk about Lipedema treatment to bring more awareness and support to the approximant 11% of women living with Lipedema. This is Tina’s story!
Plus size fashion designer Jen Wilder joins the podcast to share her journey from making her own clothes as a teen to lauching a plus size clothing line.
This is the story of my family’s terrible car accident, why I spoke up about booster safety, and how that message has gone viral.
To the mom afraid of wearing a swimsuit – just wear the suit! Carly Anderson shares her journey to self-love by putting on a bathing suit!
Rebecca Dekker, PhD, RN, the founder of Evidence Based Birth®, joins a needed conversation about the evidence behind plus size pregnancy risks.
Plus size moms speak out and share their stories of what happens when you do Weight Watchers as a kid. The end result is not what WW is marketing in its new campaign.
Disneyland for plus size guests covers everything you need to know when planning your magical day at Disneyland and California Adventure when plus size.
This is Amy and her husband Chris’ LGBTQ pregnancy and birth stories. After many failed IUIs and being fat-shamed by an OB-GYN, both Chris and Amy carried children into this world.
As a society, we’re quick to blame the mom if breastfeeding isn’t established. Dr. Linda Dahl starts fascinating conversation about why baby’s anatomical characteristics are far more often to blame than a mom’s inability to produce milk.
Exercising balance in motherhood can feel overwhelming. Believe me when I tell you that it’s possible to find the time for you.
My husband, Chris, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast as we answer questions about marriage following our 11th wedding anniversary.
Tracie-Ann shares her two very different plus size birth stories. She explains how advocating for herself during her second birth made all the difference.
Virginia Sole-Smith talks about her New York Times published article and what fertility clinics don’t want to admit about weight bias.
Corissa Enneking shares her journey to building Fat Girl Flow. She talks about the obstacles of having a loud voice in the body positive movement.
There’s so much misinformation surrounding Gestational Diabetes and pregnancy nutrition when you’re plus size. Lily Nichols shares helpful tips and facts.
When it comes to pregnancy and postpartum sex when you’re plus size, the sexiest thing you can have with your partner is an open line of communication.
If you’re wondering how PCOS impacts breastfeeding or struggling to breastfeed with large breasts, this resource, with IBCLC Laurel Wilson is for you!
An in-depth conversation about abusive relationships and sexual assault stories. Speak up and get the support you need. You’re worth it!
I went from believing that fat girls shouldn’t eat cake, to enjoying cake, and then realizing cake was making me sick. My internal tug-of-war!
One of the most powerful ways we create change is by telling our stories. This is Torii’s postpartum depression story she tells without holding back.
Let’s explore the topic of raising body positive kids – from a conversation I recorded with my 8-year-old son to an interview child and family therapist.
Maddy Guiterrez joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her passion for plus size mom fashion and how access to plus size clothing impacts body image.
Fat moms aren’t #RealMoms – that’s the message Dove conveyed at an event where the chairs they provided for moms to be pampered were not size inclusive.
A labor and delivery nurse joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to explore how common labor and delivery practices setup plus size women for failure to progress.
My fellow curvy friend, Amanda Ervin, joins episode 50 of the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about five things only plus size women understand.
Can I have a healthy pregnancy being fat and forty? I answer this question and so much more during this eposide of the Plus Mommy Podcast.
Megan Davidson talks about how plus size women can be empowered and prepare for their labor and birth during eposide 48 of the Plus Mommy Podcast.
During this Plus Size Babywearing Q&A, we’ll talk about all things babywearing when you’re plus size! Our special guest is Cortney Baca, Executive Director of Babywearing New Mexico.
When you’re plus size and having fertility struggles, you feel invisible. Care providers just tell you to lose weight. Fat fertility matters!
My husband, Chris McLellan, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share a dad’s perspective on plus size pregnancy, birth, and miscarriage.
Today’s episode is a plus size pregnancy Q&A. From where to find plus size maternity clothes to your intcreased risks – we’re covering it all!
Dani Adriana joins the Plus Mommy Podcast on episode 43 to talk about eating disorder recovery for those who exist in larger bodies and fat activism.
Kassey joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her first birth story that ended with a cesarean, her journey to deciding to have a vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC) with her second, and her VBAC birth story as a plus size woman.
Plus Size Yoga Instructor Amber Karnes reminds us that yoga is for every body during this week’s episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast.
Marie Denee, the powerhouse behind The Curvy Fashionista, shares all things plus size fashion.
Aubre Tompkins, a Certified Nurse Midwife for over nine years, talks about being a fat-friendly midwife and plus size pregnancy.
Experienced doula Kira Kimble joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about how doulas support plus size moms. We explore not only what a doula does but all the benefits of hiring one.
Cortney joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her home birth transfer story. This new mom is passionate about sharing her story to support others.
Christina Wells America’s Got Talent semifinalist joins the Plus Mommy podcast to tell her story. She talks about her journey to finding her voice again.
Having a plus size pregnancy with twins taught KC to appreciate her body unlike she ever had before. KC joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her story.
With her second album, Glimmer, Heather Mae is helping people to know they aren’t alone by writing music about mental health.
If you think plus size women’s clothing is limited, wait until you hear about bigger guy fashion struggles from the founder of Chubstr, Bruce Sturgell.
Let’s talk about everything you want to know but are too afraid to ask about having a plus size Brazilian wax with a size-friendly waxer.
Perinatal psychologist, Dr. Kat, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about supporting your mental wellness during pregnancy and postpartum.
Madeline Hawke, an Australian student midwife, joins the show to talk about anti-fat bias in midwifery care and her passion advocating for women of size.
For many, the holiday season isn’t the most wonderful time of the year. I’m here to help with The Plus Size Girl’s Guide To Setting Healthy Boundaries!
Tywanda joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her plus size c-section story! From conception to postpartum recovery, Tywanda doesn’t hold back.
On today’s episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast Jimmy and Amanda of Chubby And Away join me to share their story and plus size travel tips!
The Pump and Dump Show creators, Tracey Tee and Shayna Ferm, pull comedy genius from their real-life motherhood struggles.
Anna Hithersay, the host of the Post Party Podcast, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her postpartum anxiety stories.
From the joy of learning I was pregnant to the shock of experiencing a loss, I turned on my recorder and started telling my story.
Claire Hammill joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to talk about cultivating what makes you, you! It’s time to work on finding yourself again in motherhood.
Megan joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her PCOS and pregnancy story. She hopes her story encourages other women with PCOS to feel less alone.
Filmmaker Lindsey Averill talks about Fattitude The Movie. A documentary that takes a hard look at how the media portrays fat bodies.
Cristen Pascucci joins my podcast for an in-depth conversation about birth trauma. She talks about how people can heal from traumatic birth.
Meg Boggs talks about her plus size pregnancy, 30-hour birth, becoming an Instagram Influencer, and the awe-inspiring This Is Postpartum project.
Nicole’s plus size IVF success story is six years in the making! Nicole had been tracking a regular cycle for years but knew in the back of her head that something was wrong.
I had a perfectly healthy plus size pregnancy, and my 300 lb birth story ends by me giving birth on my knees. My body is not broken!
Canadian mom blogger, Just Jen P, shares her plus size pregnancy story and postpartum struggles. We hope these stories help moms to feel less alone!
The friendly skies can be quite intimidating when you’re flying while fat. Here’s to less turbulence ahead when you apply these tips for flying while fat!
Sam Reyes, a body positive influencer, talks about her very personal experiences surrounding plus size pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Pia Schiavo-Campo joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to have a crucial conversation about race, adoption, motherhood and body image.
Actress Reid Cox joins the podcast to speak openly about her struggles with body image. We talk about how fat shaming and skinny shaming are equally harmful.
It is possible to have a plus size VBAC if you’re a good candidate and connect with a care provider who will back your decision. Yet, finding a size-friendly and VBAC supportive provider can be extremely challenging.
Being fat-shamed by your doctor is not okay and yet many people feel as if they must accept this substandard level of care. We need to talk about not only what’s occurring behind closed doors but what people who have been fat-shamed by their care providers can do about it.
There’s a lot of misinformation about what it’s like to be plus size and pregnant. The truth is most plus size people have perfectly healthy pregnancies! Here are the top 7 things every person should know about being plus size and pregnant.
Let’s navigate the tricky waters of summertime and body image, together. Stop depriving yourself of fun experiences for fear of what others might think of your body.
Laura Brown is a babywearing expert and postpartum doula. We talk not only about plus size babywearing but how to set yourself up for the postpartum period.
When you’re plus size and pregnant it’s easy to feel invisible since the outside world can’t tell you’re growing life within you. Mia joins the podcast to share her plus size pregnancy struggles and journey to finding self-love during pregnancy.
There’s so much pressure from society telling us that we’re not good enough. If you’re wondering, ‘how can I learn to love my body?’, here are 7 tips that will help transform your body image.
Body positive activist Amy Pence-Brown, of The Stand for Self-Love, shares that experience and tips for raising body positive kids.
This is part two of talking to my mom about the topics we cover on the Plus Mommy Podcast – plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love.
Ever wonder what being plus size and pregnant was like nearly 40 years ago? What about body image issues? I brought the woman who gave me life on as my very first guest to talk about it all!
Welcome to the Plus Mommy Podcast by Jen McLellan. From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all on the Plus Mommy Podcast!
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