What You Need to Know About Plus-Sized Pregnancy with bebo mia

Starting pregnancy over your “ideal weight” can bring its own risks and challenges – but they may not be what you’re expecting. Here’s the surprising truth about plus-sized pregnancy and how you can advocate for yourself and your baby.

Topics We Discuss in this Podcast:

  • Who and what bebo mia is and how they’re supporting families
  • Why women who start pregnacy overweight are at risk – and why that risk may not be what you expect
  • The BMI scale is flawed – here’s what you need to know and how it can impact you
  • What weight gain recommendations are in place for women starting pregnancy at various BMI ranges
  • Why weight gain recommendations are NOT evidence-based!
  • How the current protocols for handling overweight pregnancies can put mothers and babies at risk
  • Important things to look for when you’re searching for a supportive, body-positive care provider
  • What you DO need to do if you’re having a plus-sized pregnancy

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Kristen is a pregnancy coach, student midwife, and a mama to 8 - all born naturally! I've spent nearly two decades helping mamas have healthy babies, give birth naturally, and enjoy the adventure of motherhood. Does complete support for a sacred birth and beautiful beginning for your baby resonate with you? Contact me today to chat about how powerful guidance and coaching can transform your pregnancy, birth, and mothering journey <3

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