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places to buy plus size maternity clothes
If you think Plus Size clothing (especially cute stuff) is hard to find? Wait until you try hunting for plus size maternity clothes! I recently went hunting with a good friend who is 25 weeks and in desperate need of good maternity clothes! She’d read online that JC Penney, Old Navy and even Sears carried plus size maternity clothes. But she was hesitant to even waste her time, knowing that their selection of regular plus size clothes was slim, especially in her size 26. So we hit the ground running and made a day of it. Finding nothing. Absolutely nothing. […]

5 Places to buy plus size maternity clothes


Scrib Ultrasound 1
Unfortunately, Pregnancy Problems is something I know all too much about.  (And so here I will share my story.) No, I didn’t have gestational diabetes, or even morning sickness! (I realize how incredibly lucky I was!!) But I had 2 major complications at the very end of my pregnancy which I never in my wildest dreams imagined. I had a smooth time up until 34 weeks. (And I was so clueless as to how things were going to go! I even told my husband “Plan to come home at 37 weeks exactly” He was a truck driver and in my […]

When things don’t go as planned (Life One Handed)


Breaking up withyour doctor
Unfortunately, sometimes (especially in a Plus Sized Pregnancy) it can become necessary to break up with your doctor. This is (almost) always an uncomfortable situation, so I thought I’d give you a few pieces of advice from my personal experience! With my daughter, I went through 3 doctors before I found one that I was comfortable with. (And he has since retired, so I’m dreading this process in the future!) Reasons to break up with your doctor The makes you feel uncomfortable : Trust your gut on this one!! Maybe he makes snarky comments about your weight, or it’s something […]

How to break up with your doctor



tips for friends of 2
One of the scariest things for me while I was pregnant was finding a size-friendly healthcare provider! (And since my beloved doctor has since retired? I’m getting anxiety again as we start talking about TTC!) I have such anxiety over doctors, and am blessed with a fabulous general practitioner for my every-day needs. Before I jump into my tips, I need to be honest. This part of pregnancy can be less than fun. When I was pregnant with my daughter? I went through three doctors before I finally settled on one. (And I was 50 pounds lighter back then.) But […]

4 tips for finding a size-friendly healthcare provider


Summer Pregnancy Survival Tips
I remember the exact moment I realized I was going to be spending my summer pregnant. (My daughter was due in mid-July, which in Southern Colorado means 100+ degree days!) I was terrified. So I’ve decided to share with you my favorite 6 summer pregnancy survival tips! (Of course, these are great tips no matter what time of year you’re pregnant – but with summer coming? It’s definitely time to think about these things!) 6 Summer Pregnancy Survival Tips 1. Hydrate! Keeping hydrated during the summer is hard enough under normal conditions, but add in pregnancy and you’ve got a […]

6 Summer Pregnancy Survival Tips


FOODS TO AVOIDWHEN PREGNANT
Once you get your positive pregnancy test, you’re bombarded with information on what’s best and what’s harmful for your growing baby! I remember during my first pregnancy I had a printout from the doctors office that I stuck on my fridge, reminding me that many of my favorites are off limits for the next few months! While it’s not exactly a printable? I have put together a graphic including some of the most common foods to avoid when you’re pregnant! I don’t know about you, but I’m a coffee addict! So limiting my caffeine felt like torture. (And I just […]

Foods to avoid when you’re pregnant