Plus-Size Pregnancy Index

Honest, accurate information without scare tactics or judgment, 

with real stories from REAL big moms

[This website last updated: June 2009.  Please note, this website is being redesigned and updated, but this process will take some time.  In the meantime, you can see new content at my blog,]

About This Website  

Preparing For Pregnancy

The Risks of Plus-Size Pregnancy: Junk Science Hyperbole vs. Realistic Assessment

Finding a Size-Friendly Provider

Kmom's Top Hints For A Better Birth

Cesareans and VBACs 

Kmom's Work Published Elsewhere

Important Issues Once You Are Pregnant

Prenatal Testing Issues

Dealing With Pregnancy Discomforts

Possible Pregnancy Complications

Gestational Diabetes

"Alternative/Complementary" Medicine in Pregnancy

BBW Birth Stories (Birth Stories of Big Beautiful Women)

Breastfeeding FAQs

After The Baby Is Born: Postpartum Issues

Plus-Size Maternity and Nursing Clothing FAQs

Fertility Concerns

Books, Links, and Support Groups 


NEW! - Items marked with this have been added when this website was last revised in June 2009, including Women of Size and Cesarean Sections: Tips for Avoiding Unnecessary Surgery, Fat Women Can Give Birth Vaginally: Obesity and the Skyrocketing Rate of Cesarean Sections, A History of VBACs and Cesareans in the USA

NEWLY UPDATED! - Items marked with this have been recently updated (as of 2009), including  BBW Birth Stories, and VBAMC Stories.

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