Pregnancy Tips


While this post really could be for the friend of ANY pregnant woman? Some of these problems are magnified in the pregnancy of a plus size woman! So if you’re the family or friend of a plus size pregnant woman (or any pregnant woman) I have 5 tips for friends of pregnant women to help be the best support for her that you can be! 5 tips for friends of pregnant women   If you’re curious how far along she is? Just ask! (Of course, it’s never ok to just assume someone is pregnant – but if she’s opened the door to that […]

5 tips for friends of (plus size) pregnant women


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


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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



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