Plus Size Couple Unscripted: Lessons from 15 Years of Love | 211
Plus Mommy Podcast
by Jen McLellan
4M ago
We're back! After a little break, we hit the ground, recording an all-heart, no-holds-barred deep dive. In this super raw episode, my better half and I unpack the wild ride of our 15-year marriage. We're getting real about everything — the heart of our love story, the chaos of parenting, the hurdles we've jumped, and how we're rocking the body changes that come with age — all through the unfiltered lens of our life as a plus size couple. Hit play for real talk, tough truths, a lot of love, and a hefty dose of laughter.  ..read more
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Navigating Weight Bias at the Doctor’s Office: A Personal Account | 210
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by Jen McLellan
7M ago
Join us for a moving and impactful conversation as host Jen McLellan interviews her mother, Kathryn. At 71, Kathryn has turned an encounter with weight bias at the doctor's office into a lesson on self-advocacy. Despite visiting a doctor for an eye infection, Kathryn found herself in an uncomfortable situation where the focus was shifted to her weight, overshadowing her immediate health concern. Determined to change this narrative, Kathryn shares her story. Then, she talks with Jen about strategies for self-advocacy in healthcare settings, inspiring listeners to take control of their health na ..read more
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Size-Friendly Trauma-Informed Healthcare: Why We Need It Now | 209
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by Jen McLellan
7M ago
Are you interested in navigating the path to size-friendly, trauma-informed healthcare? Special guest Mandy Irby is a board-certified labor nurse, educator, and expert in trauma-informed care. Throughout this episode, we share our experiences interacting with healthcare professionals, providing you with beneficial self-advocacy strategies. Mandy also offers insights into her proficient use of peanut balls during labor and birth. By tuning in to this episode, you'll gain the knowledge and confidence to seek the compassionate, respectful care you deserve ..read more
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Fitness for All: How to Find Joy in Movement | 207
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by Jen McLellan
8M ago
Let's celebrate fitness for all! As a plus size fitness instructor and the founder of Body Positive Barre, Natalie Sanders shares her top tips for starting or continuing your movement journey, connecting with size-friendly fitness instructors, and wholeheartedly embracing body positivity. With Natalie's expertise and warmth, you're all set for a fitness journey that suits your unique body and fills you with joy ..read more
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Early Menopause to Baby Bump: A Donor Egg Success Journey | 206
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by Jen McLellan
8M ago
Kasey's donor egg success journey began unexpectedly at 31, following a premature menopause diagnosis. Her story is unforgettable, filled with hope, loss, and love. It reinforces the notion that love, not genetics, establishes the foundation of a family ..read more
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Cycling for Change: Raising Awareness of Black Infant Mortality | 205
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by Jen McLellan
8M ago
Mimi Seriki is a passionate midwife embarking on a remarkable cycling journey. Her mission? To shine a spotlight on the heartbreaking issue of Black infant mortality. Mimi's desire to cycle for change led to the creation of her organization, Womb Cycle. Tune into this thought-provoking episode as we celebrate Mimi's relentless determination and discover how Womb Cycle aims to improve health outcomes for Black infants across the United States ..read more
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Jessica Wilson Takes on The AAP, Diet Culture, and Racism | 203
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by Jen McLellan
9M ago
Jessica Wilson, MS., RD, is a dietitian, accomplished author, and dedicated community organizer. As a Black, queer woman, she championed much-needed conversations about racial inequities in the Health At Every Size® and Intuitive Eating communities. Join us as Jessica takes a stand against the American Academy of Pediatrics new guidelines on kids' weight and engages in a compelling discussion about the intricate connections between racism and diet culture ..read more
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How Research is Revealing Fat Shaming in Maternity Care | 201
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by Jen McLellan
9M ago
The research conducted by Erin D. Basinger, Ph.D., and Dr. Margaret Quinlan on fat shaming in maternity care serves as validation for individuals who have personally encountered weight bias in healthcare. Listen as we delve into the research and explore how it can transform the treatment plus size individuals receive ..read more
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Can I Have An Unmedicated Hospital Birth? Yes – Here’s How! | 200
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by Jen McLellan
10M ago
Are you pondering the possibility of an unmedicated birth, particularly in a hospital setting? This episode is for you! With her experience of giving birth without pain medication and professional expertise as a childbirth educator, Jen McLellan offers invaluable advice, helpful tips, and motivation for having an unmedicated childbirth ..read more
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My Big Fat Pregnancy: Facing Fatphobia and Finding Great Care | 199
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by Jen McLellan
10M ago
By facing fatphobia and advocating for size-inclusive care, expectant parents can feel empowered, supported, and respected throughout their pregnancy journey. Fat-positive coach, doula, educator, and founder of Big Fat Pregnancy, Christina Hughes, shares strategies for families navigating the maternity care system ..read more
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