The Importance of Body Inclusivity in Media

The Importance of Body Inclusivity in Media

In recent years, there has been a growing movement advocating for fat liberation and body positivity, challenging societal norms and promoting the acceptance of diverse body sizes. One crucial aspect of this movement is the call for inclusive representation in media, challenging the traditional beauty standards that have perpetuated narrow ideals of attractiveness. In this blog, we’ll explore the significance of fat liberation and the importance of diverse body sizes in media.

Inclusive Pregnancy Care: Supporting LGBTQ+ Individuals @ the OB-GYN

Inclusive Pregnancy Care: Supporting LGBTQ+ Individuals @ the OB-GYN

Pregnancy is a life-altering journey, filled with joy and excitement, but it can also be a time of unique challenges, particularly for LGBTQ+ individuals. In the obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) setting, it is crucial to provide inclusive and compassionate care that respects the diverse needs of all pregnant people. In this blog post, we will explore the importance of inclusive pregnancy care for LGBTQ+ individuals, discuss some of the unique challenges they may face, and provide guidance on how we feel healthcare professionals and institutions can offer more comprehensive support.

I’m Not Fat, Can I Still Hire a Size Inclusive Doula?

I’m Not Fat, Can I Still Hire a Size Inclusive Doula?

Hey there, lovely viewers! Welcome to my very first vlog. This topic felt too important to me to not share with you face-to-face! Today, we’re going to answer the question we get from folks – “I’m not fat, can I still work with you?” The answer is a resounding yes! And it’s a yes with a lot of other pieces too, so let’s dive into today’s topic, why folks of all sizes can and should work with a size-inclusive doula. Let’s talk about the birth support we offer here at Big Fat Pregnancy. So, grab a comfy seat, maybe a cup of tea, and let’s get started!

Hire a Size Inclusive Doula: 5 Interview Questions to Ask

Hire a Size Inclusive Doula: 5 Interview Questions to Ask

Greetings, lovely souls! Today, I’m excited to explore a subject that is the foundation of the work we do here at Big Fat Pregnancy: Size inclusive doula work! We want the world to know the positive impact hiring a size inclusive doula who genuinely comprehends and uplifts your one-of-a-kind journey can be!

Navigating Body Shaming and Unsolicited Advice

Navigating Body Shaming and Unsolicited Advice

Let’s dive into a topic that many of us have encountered, either personally or through the stories of friends and family: body shaming and unsolicited advice, especially during pregnancy. It’s unfortunate that in a time of such wonder and anticipation, some individuals feel the need to impose their opinions on others. But fear not, for we’re here to explore how to navigate these waters while prioritizing your own well-being and self-esteem.