Plus Mommy explores plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love. From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all!
Actor Jen Ponton Dishes About Dietland, Fat Activism, And More
Actor Jen Ponton, best known as Rubi in AMC's Dietland, is as passionate as the characters she plays! Listen as she dishes about how she almost got the role as Kate from This Is Us and why Dietland didn't get picked up for a second season. Jen holds nothing back, speaking openly about sexism, racism, and fatphobia in Hollywood and beyond.
So Much More Than A Pretty Face – My Skin Cancer Story
Weight bias in health care does so much harm. If you're afraid to go to the doctor, I understand entirely. I was too, but I'm thankful I faced my fears because it turns out I had skin cancer. I hope my story encourages you to make that appointment you've been putting off because you're worthy. We're ALL worthy of good health care!
The Inspiring Journey To 5K Every Day With Sandra Mikulic
The idea of walking or running 5K every day might sound like an impossibility. And three years ago, Sandra Mikulic would've agreed with you. Yet, today, she laces up her shoes daily without giving it a second thought! Listen as Sandra shares how this daily task helped shed trauma from her past and transform her relationship with exercise.
Size-Friendly Lactation Consultant Ana Hill Shares Helpful Tips
Size-friendly lactation consultant Ana Hill, IBCLC, shares her insights on supporting plus size parents preparing to breastfeed/chestfeed. She believes in the importance of meeting people where they are at and validating their choices. Listen in as she shares tips for families and birth professionals.
Becoming A Solo Mother By Choice When You Are Fat
During Kelsey’s story, you’ll learn about the importance of self-advocacy when becoming a solo mother by choice. Kelsey also shares what someone who is fat (how Kelsey self-identifies) and seeking fertility support might face. Her journey to becoming a solo parent was a fight, but in the end, she found care providers who supported her choice. This is her story!
Becoming A Mother After Having An Abortion
Today, with access to safe and legal abortion going away for many in states like Texas, I can no longer remain silent. I'm ready to tell my story. Not only my abortion story but what it was like to become a mother years after having an abortion.
I am a doula, prenatal yoga teacher and childbirth educator and the information that Jen shares and the people she interviews is such a gift!
So informative and helpful. She is such a kind soul.
So many great gems
Jen provides amazingly useful information for moms, people who live on larger bodies, and providers!! I constantly refer clients and friends to this podcast. I’ve learned so much about taking better care of myself and my clients (I’m a perinatal psychologist!). Thanks, Jen!!