Plus size model Kat Stroud shares what it is like to be fat-shamed by your OBGYN, and how the mistreatment she experienced impacted the rest of her pregnancy.
There are unique challenges when you're in a plus size relationship (especially in the bedroom). Let's talk about it! My husband, Chris, and I don't hold anything back during this episode of the podcast. We hope by being so open, we help others to feel less alone. We're also celebrating the second anniversary and 100th episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast!
Do I Have Vaginismus? Tara knew from a very young age that there was something different about her body. She didn’t dare try a tampon, and she told her partner she was saving herself for marriage. It wasn’t until after getting married that Tara would finally understand her condition. This is Tara's story!
What is it like to seek out fertility treatments in a larger body? How hard is it to connect with a fertility specialist who is size-friendly? And is there anything you should know in advance? Annie, a woman who has undergone IUI and IVF fertility treatments in a larger body, talks about all the things she wishes she would’ve known. She shares insider tips that could’ve saved her a lot of time and grief.
Bryn Huntpalmer, the host of The Birth Hour podcast, knows the power of telling your birth story. With birth stories ranging from unmedicated to scheduled cesarean, her popular pregnancy podcast has over ten million downloads. If you're considering writing your birth story, this episode will provide you with helpful tips and beautiful insights. Every birth story matters, and it's never too late to write yours!
Allison Kimmey is on a mission to help moms change the way they view their bodies and talk to their kids about body image. Her messages have gone viral, including a conversation with her daughter about how her stretch marks are actually “glitter stripes!” Listen in as she shares her journey and inspirational messages.
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to give birth with preeclampsia? From planning an unmedicated childbirth at a birth center to an unexpected diagnosis of preeclampsia, Emily shares her full story! As a plus size woman with preeclampsia, Emily went on an emotional and physical rollercoaster that you won't soon forget.
Let’s chat about the unique challenges we’re facing during this unprecedented time with a little help from my friends. Yes, I’ve brought on some friends to make this a fun and supportive conversation that will leave you feeling less alone. We’re sharing our tips for mental wellness, addressing concerns about binge eating, a response to the fat-shaming quarantine memes, and even navigating homeschooling. We are in this together!
Ashley Dorough shares her journey from being in the TV and film costume industry to becoming an influential plus size fashion blogger.
Miranda, of the Plus Life Blog, shares her plus size fertility and birth story. After a long journey to get fertility support, she was surprised with twins! Sadly, her son passed near the end of her pregnancy, but Miranda had to remain strong for her daughter. Miranda's story is one of love, loss, and joy. Listen in as she openly shares with a trigger warning for stillbirth.
Before I became a mother, I envisioned postpartum to be me wearing a fluffy pink robe, holding a perfectly pink baby in a hospital room full of flowers. That’s the postpartum Hallmark prepared me to experience, but it’s not my postpartum story. I’m sharing my baby blues postpartum experience in hopes it helps to normalize that postpartum isn’t always what we expect it to be. And that’s okay!
In my search for body-positive books for kids, most books have some hardship to overcome - and while that's relatable, we need more messages of pure body-love. Her Body Can by Katie Crenshaw and Ady Meschke is a body-positive kid's book with unapologetic messages of self-love! Listen in as authors Katie and Ady talk about Her Body Can, and the future of Body Can Books.
At the age of 11, Sierra Holmes, founder of the blog Eclectic Kurves, first realized her body wouldn’t be celebrated by every retailer.
With a background in plus size fashion, her work was born out of necessity to see bodies that look like hers represented.
Join us for an inspiring conversation about the power of sharing your story and the importance of representation. We also share messages of self-love and give practical plus s...
Two moms whose lives are not Pinterest worthy, spend time musing on plus size motherhood. Join us for an honest conversation about motherhood, mental health, and body image with Aryn Hinton of Musings On Motherhood.
Do you want to go on a cruise as a plus size person but have concerns? Travel Agents and seasoned plus size travelers, Jimmy and Amanda of Chubby And Away, talk about going on a cruise while plus size. We’re covering all your concerns and bringing up some points you probably haven’t even considered!
Movies and television shows have conditioned us to believe that giving birth is an excruciating experience that we should fear. Advanced birth doula, Adriana Lozada, joins us for an insightful conversation about how we can rethink childbirth by experiencing physiologic birth. Adriana talks about the physiology of childbirth. She shares how to tap into what our body is designed to do! Tune in as this episode isn’t just for those wan...
Lauren shares her compelling story of surviving ovarian cancer, grieving the loss of her mom, and her journey to becoming a mother.
She hopes that by bringing her darkest moments to light, it will motivate others to be their own best healthcare advocate.
This is a painful and yet beautiful story that will stay with you!
I was stranded in New York due to a canceled flight and ended up having one of the best nights of my life.
Never allow your size to hold you back!
I’m not saying you should stay up all night in Times Square, but I am telling you to do whatever it is that you’ve dreamed of doing.
Stop waiting on your weight to be permitted to live your best life. Go after whatever it is that you genuinely want NOW and enjoy every minute of the adven...
Let's reframe how we set ourselves up for success at the beginning of the year. It's time for a fresh motto - New Year, Same You! Who you are today is pretty magnificent, but we can all set realistic intentions for growth.
How can I be a fat ally? A thin friend and a fat friend have an uncensored conversation about what it means to be a fat ally.