My Plus Size Pregnancy – Our Conception Story

So it’s about time I start answering some of your questions about being plus size and pregnant. This is the first of many posts that I plan to write and I hope it answers some of your questions. I’ll always start by saying that every single woman is different. We don’t have full control over what our bodies do and no matter what you are an amazing human. So this post is about how we conceived, my thoughts, feelings and opinions. As you probably know, I’m plus size and have been most of my life. I’m in the morbidly obese…

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5 reasons you shouldn’t put off travel while you’re pregnant

Source Many people worry that being pregnant means they have to put their whole life on hold, especially when it comes to travel plans. Some people even cancel any future holidays as soon as they find out they’re expecting. However, being pregnant doesn’t mean you should put off travel. In fact, you should definitely try and squeeze in at least one getaway before the little one is due. Here are five reasons why you shouldn’t put off travel while you’re pregnant.   It’s not as scary as you might think There are some horror stories about people accidentally giving birth…

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How to Get Rid of Heartburn: What You Need to Eat (And Avoid)

If you have had heartburn you probably want to find ways not to just avoid but to also stop heartburn when it happens. A lot of people first will reach for tums or Pepto, but this often doesn’t really help and in the long term can be harmful. First to help reduce the likelihood of heartburn and get it to stop make sure that you wear clothing that isn’t restricting around your stomach area. Next, use good posture and use a pillow to help keep your upper body elevated when you sleep. Different food can trigger heartburn and sulphur burps…

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The Perfect Baby Shower Gift From A Brand I Trust

The first baby shower I’d ever experienced was my very own! I’m not sure if they’re a new thing over recent years or if I just didn’t know any new mummies! Either way, not only was it incredibly emotional and an absolutely amazing way of celebrating this life-changing event, but it meant those closest to me really spoilt me and the new baby with things I didn’t even know I needed. Plus, the things I didn’t know that I DIDN’T need! Every single gift I got at my baby shower meant the world to me and of course, being a…

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My Plus Size Birth Story

*It’s taken me over a year to write this post. Some of it is deep, some of it is light. Some of it was written 6 months ago… some of it today! It’s one of my most personal posts EVER, but with baby number 2 on the way, and with so many of you asking over the past year, I feel OK about talking about it now. I had a great pregnancy and the labour really wasn’t that bad. The after care was traumatic but we’ll get to that another time * This is my birth story. It’s 1am and…

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