Midwife Pip Podcast Episode 87.
High BMI, Plus size, Obese, High Risk … all labels you may have heard or being told
in pregnancy. How does a plus size pregnancy alter your care, should it? What are
the possible risks and what can you do to ensure a supported, positive and
empowered pregnancy and birth regardless of your body’s size.
Plus Size Pregnancy
BMI or weight are sensitive topics and add pregnancy into the mix and the
conversation can become challenging perhaps even taboo in nature and the waters
get muddied. I think it is about time we ditched the shame for body size in pregnancy
and empowered women to embrace a healthy and confident journey to motherhood.