Self Advocacy in Health Decisions, A Guide!

Self Advocacy in Health Decisions, A Guide!

Navigating the complex world of healthcare can be daunting, but fear not! With the right tools and mindset, you can actively participate in decisions about your well-being. In this blog post, we’ll explore the art of self-advocacy in health decisions and empower you to take the reins of your own health journey.

How You Can Use MyChart As An Advocacy Tool

How You Can Use MyChart As An Advocacy Tool

In the ever-evolving landscape of healthcare, one of the most powerful tools at your disposal is often right at your fingertips: email. Most providers now use an online system, frequently MyChart, that you access to manage your healthcare.

Patients have access to their tests, medical history, schedule appointments, and message their doctor, like an email. In this digital age, communication has taken on a new dimension, and leveraging email can be a game-changer when it comes to advocating for yourself with your medical care team. In this blog post, we’ll explore the strategic ways you can use email to foster a proactive and collaborative relationship with your healthcare providers.

Fat Liberation in Social Media: For Empowerment and Community Building

Fat Liberation in Social Media: For Empowerment and Community Building

Social media has revolutionized the way we connect, share, and communicate. One of its most empowering facets is its ability to provide a platform for marginalized voices and communities. Fat liberation, a movement that challenges societal norms and biases related to body size, has found a powerful voice on social media. This blog post explores the role of social media in the fat liberation movement, highlighting how it is used for empowerment, education, and community building.

Doula Care and Equity: Unpacking Systemic Barriers

Doula Care and Equity: Unpacking Systemic Barriers

Welcome to an important conversation about doula care, equity, and the systemic issues that affect access to these essential services. Doulas play a vital role in providing physical, emotional, and informational support to birthing individuals and their families during pregnancy, labor, and the postpartum period. However, disparities in access to doula care persist, often disproportionately affecting marginalized communities. In this blog, we’ll delve into some of the systemic barriers that hinder equitable access to doula services and explore potential solutions to address these issues.

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!