17 episodes

The Plus Size and Pregnant Podcast aims to challenge the myths and stereotypes around pregnancy, birth and the fourth trimester. Your host is Kelly Neale, a doula and carrying consultant who has experienced two plus size pregnancies herself. She works with women through pregnancy and birth to support them with what options are available to them so that they can have a powerful plus size pregnancy. So if you're plus size and want to build your confidence and know your options then this is the podcast for you. Join me each week to hear plus size birth stories, information and expert guest interviews.

Plus Size and Pregnant Kelly Neale

    • Kids & Family

The Plus Size and Pregnant Podcast aims to challenge the myths and stereotypes around pregnancy, birth and the fourth trimester. Your host is Kelly Neale, a doula and carrying consultant who has experienced two plus size pregnancies herself. She works with women through pregnancy and birth to support them with what options are available to them so that they can have a powerful plus size pregnancy. So if you're plus size and want to build your confidence and know your options then this is the podcast for you. Join me each week to hear plus size birth stories, information and expert guest interviews.

    Reclaiming your pregnancy and birth

    Reclaiming your pregnancy and birth

    Today we are joined by Olivia Crocker from The Birth Rising. Olivia is a feminist birth coach and doula and is talking to us about how to reclaim your pregnancy and birth in a bigger body.

    • 47 min
    Jen Muir on Human Rights in Birth

    Jen Muir on Human Rights in Birth

    Today's episode is with Jen Muir from Badass Birth. Jen breaks down for us some key concepts around human rights and feminism in birth. She makes them super accessible and this is a must listen episode for anyone preparing to give birth.

    • 44 min
    Big Birthers Part 1

    Big Birthers Part 1

    This episode talks about the Channel 5 docu series Big Birthers: On the Maternity Ward. Listen to some of the statements made in this programme that infuriate me, some of the positive statements made and my views on how we can move forward more positively to have more confidence in yourself and your body.
     

    • 25 min
    Milli Hill on 'Fat' Vaginas & her new book

    Milli Hill on 'Fat' Vaginas & her new book

    On today's episode we are joined by the Queen of the Positive Birth Movement, Milli Hill. Milli is the founder of the Positive Birth Movement, a global network of antenatal groups and a best selling author of two books, the Positive Birth Book and her latest book 'Give Birth Like a Feminist'.
    Milli was on the radio segment when the doctor talked about 'fat' vaginas and challenged what was being said. Who else could we have had on the podcast to talk about this. We also talk about some of the themes in her new book and how they apply to women and birthing people so that you can achieve a positive birth. 
     
     

    • 36 min
    AJ Silver Birth Story

    AJ Silver Birth Story

    I had the pleasure of talking today to AJ Silver who is a doula, a writer and activist. They work under @birthkeeperdoula. Listen to their birth stories and hear how you can transform your birth experience.
    AJ identifies as fat and non-binary and is the perfect person for the Plus Size and Pregnant podcast to introduce us to some of the issues around inclusivity in the birthworld for the LGBT+ community. This is part two of two episodes with them, so check out the previous episode.
    Don't forget that you can access your top 5 tips for a Powerful Plus Size Pregnancy video by clicking the link below: 
    https://kellyneale.us19.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=cbfb6a3a7d84e7f52148108fd&id=e828f0835a&fbclid=IwAR2lnvIgJA4YZY30-8Pbob39-gq8KZODS1_YAsPpbfkPVDkeYuDchdMSmLQ
     

    • 31 min
    Non-binary birth with AJ Silver

    Non-binary birth with AJ Silver

    I had the pleasure of talking today to AJ Silver who is a doula, a writer and activist. They work under @birthkeeperdoula.
    AJ identifies as fat and non-binary and is the perfect person for the Plus Size and Pregnant podcast to introduce us to some of the issues around inclusivity in the birthworld for the LGBT+ community. This is part one of two episodes with them, so watch out for their birth stories in the next episode.
    Don't forget that you can access your top 5 tips for a Powerful Plus Size Pregnancy video by clicking the link below: 
    https://kellyneale.us19.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=cbfb6a3a7d84e7f52148108fd&id=e828f0835a&fbclid=IwAR2lnvIgJA4YZY30-8Pbob39-gq8KZODS1_YAsPpbfkPVDkeYuDchdMSmLQ
     
     

    • 35 min

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