3 Tips for a Healthy Plus Size Pregnancy
with Jen McLellan
This month I am pleased to introduce my colleague in the birth advocacy world – Jen McLellan
about Jen: Jen is a writer and certified childbirth educator who advocates for plus size women. She promotes positive information to empower healthy decision making during pregnancy. Within her blog, Plus Size Mommy Memoirs, she helps women navigate the world of plus size pregnancy, shares tips for embracing your body, and laughs along with the adventures of motherhood. Her work has been featured in major publications such as Yahoo Shine, Huffington Post, Everyday Feminism, and International Doula. She has appeared as an expert guest on HuffPost Live. Jen is also a skilled patient advocate, professional speaker, wife, and mother to a charismatic 4 year old. Connect with her through her website: http://plussizebirth.com/
snippet: Plus size women face some unique obstacles when it comes to pregnancy and birth. Having a Vagina that is too fat to birth a baby IS NOT ONE OF THEM. There’s a lot of shaming and misinformation out there for all women, but uniquely so for certain groups. Within this episode we’ll address 3 key ways women can reduce their risks and increase their odds for having a healthy pregnancy and positive birth experience. Knowledge is power!
Listen to the Episode here:
Check out the Calendar for upcoming Birth Works! calls, with special guests details and exciting opportunities to grow! Remember, the calls happen the first of the month, each month, at 6:00pm MDT.
Connect with other women and birth friendly folks:
Sarah Louisignau, host of the Birth Works! Project, is a CAPPA trained Doula, focusing on Yoga + Ayurvedic practices to serve her clients with ancient wisdoms. She also is a Thai Yoga massage therapist, Pelvis Empowerment advocate and has trained in Maya Abdominal Massage. She teaches and sees clients in Bellingham, Washington.