137 episodes

Plus Mommy explores plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love. From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all!

Plus Mommy Podcas‪t‬ Jen McLellan

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.9 • 150 Ratings

Plus Mommy explores plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love. From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all!

    Two Mom Comedians Lost It All Overnight And Found Themselves

    Two Mom Comedians Lost It All Overnight And Found Themselves

    What happens when all of your dreams are about to come true and overnight the world shuts down? Listen as two mom comedians, Shayna Ferm and Tracey Tee of Band of Mothers, share their stories. We talk about the toll 2020 took on so many and the vulnerability it takes to face an unknown future as entrepreneurs. We go deep, get a little woo, and reflect on the good that has come out of unimaginable loss. After all, we're in this together, as a band of mothers!

    • 58 min
    Nurse Chooses Home Birth And Her Life Transforms - Courtney's Story

    Nurse Chooses Home Birth And Her Life Transforms - Courtney's Story

    Courtney Stallworth is a plus sized Black American maternal-newborn nurse whose pregnancy and birth experiences forever changed her life. Courtney joins the show to share her first empowering home birth story and passion for birth work. Her mission is to decrease the growing maternal-newborn mortality rate for all, emphasizing on the BIPOC community.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    What You Need To Know About Disordered Eating When You Are Plus Size

    What You Need To Know About Disordered Eating When You Are Plus Size

    Dr. Jennifer Gaudiani is a Health At Every Size inclusive doctor specializing in caring for people with eating disorders. She joins the show for a compelling conversation about disordered eating when you are plus size. We address why dieting is harmful and what approach can help people of all sizes to thrive.

    • 46 min
    The Difference Supportive Care Makes - Whitney's Birth Story

    The Difference Supportive Care Makes - Whitney's Birth Story

    Feeling supported by your care provider impacts how you look back on your pregnancy and birth experience. Whitney's story perfectly demonstrates that so listen-in as she shares her pregnancy, birth, and postpartum story.

    • 50 min
    Why We Need To Be Talking About Weight Stigma In Maternity Care

    Why We Need To Be Talking About Weight Stigma In Maternity Care

    Dr. Neel Shah, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology at Harvard Medical School is committed to improving maternity care. This is a needed conversation about weight stigma in maternity care! Listen as we address weight bias and racial disparities in maternity care. Dr. Shah shares the biggest risk factor for having a cesarean birth and how his research is transforming patient outcomes.

    • 49 min
    Adrianna From TLC's Hot & Heavy Shares Her Story

    Adrianna From TLC's Hot & Heavy Shares Her Story

    The TLC reality series Hot & Heavy has faced a lot of criticism, but for Adrianna Harris, being featured on the show was a positive experience. Listen in as she talks about her participation on the show and her journey to motherhood.  

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
150 Ratings

150 Ratings

Peaxes ,

Such an amazing resource!!

Jenn is amazing and shares so much needed information for us plus size mamas. Almost everything out there on plus size pregnancy and birth is scary, Jenn and plus size birth is different! She gives us real information and real experiences so we know we aren’t alone and our bodies are capable of amazing things. This is exactly what we need to have in the world: wonderful people advocating for representation, access, and legitimate evidence based information instead of bias and fear tactics. Thank you Jenn!! Follow and listen to Jenn everywhere you can the podcast episodes are great, her website is amazing, and her social media is wonderful too! I really can’t say enough how much having Jenn and the resources she provides in my life has helped me to believe in my body’s ability to have a healthy baby and pregnancy and feel like I’m not alone.

ThatGirlMarie ,

A Valuable Resource

I’m not much of a podcast person, but I knew I needed to listen to this Jan 17 episode with Dr. Shah. What a marvel to have a supportive voice speaking about the importance of collaborative care with a provider. People of every size deserve dignity in care and it’s amazing to even know there are providers out there and more importantly, that they’re willing to speak up! Thanks for bringing us this, Jen!

L_T09 ,

The best!!!

I love listening to Jen and following her. She is always so real and the information she gives is always so helpful in many ways.

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