Plus Mommy Podcast
By Jen McLellan
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Plus Mommy explores plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love. From bumps to bellies, we talk about it all!
||CleanTywanda’s Plus Size C-Section Story | 28||Tywanda joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her plus size c-section story! From conception to postpartum recovery, Tywanda doesn’t hold back. Learn more.||11/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlus Size Travel With Chubby And Away | 27||On today’s episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast Jimmy and Amanda of Chubby And Away join me to share their story and plus size travel tips! Learn more.||11/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaughing Through Motherhood With The Pump and Dump Show | 26||The Pump and Dump Show creators, Tracey Tee and Shayna Ferm, pull comedy genius from their real-life motherhood struggles. Learn more.||10/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnna's Postpartum Anxiety Stories | 25||The stigma surrounding postpartum depression is lifting as moms open up about their experiences. A lesser-known postpartum mental health struggle about 10% of women face is postpartum anxiety. Anna Hithersay, the host of The Post Party Podcast, joins...||10/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMy Miscarriage Story | 24||Content warning for pregnancy loss and suicidal thoughts. During this episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast, I share miscarriage story with complete vulnerability. From the joy of learning I was pregnant to the shock of experiencing a loss, I turned...||10/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFinding Yourself Again In Motherhood | 23||The moment you become a mother everything changes in magnificent and challenging ways. Life will never be the same as part of your heart walks outside of your body. And yet finding yourself again in motherhood is critical. Claire Hammill joins the...||10/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPCOS And Pregnancy: Megan’s Plus Size Pregnancy Story | 22||Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) affects 1 in 10 women of childbearing age. PCOS and pregnancy are two words many long to see together because of how intertwined PCOS is to infertility. Megan joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her PCOS and...||9/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFattitude And Motherhood With Filmmaker Lindsey Averill | 21||Filmmaker Lindsey Averill shares the story behind a new documentary making waves, Fattitude The Movie. Fattitude takes a hard look at how the media portrays fat bodies and how that perpetuates fatphobia in our society. Fattitude’s co-creator is...||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Is Birth Trauma And How To Heal | 20||Studies show about 30% of people who have given birth report they’ve experienced birth trauma. People most often associate birth trauma with injury or the loss of an infant or mother. In recent years, however, the definition has broadened to include..||9/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThis Is Postpartum With Meg Boggs | 19||Instagram is a photo-driven platform, and most of the #momlife images we see are of thin women. When I came across Meg Bogg’s feed, a plus size woman sharing authentic messages about motherhood, I was hooked! Meg joins my podcast to share her...||9/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNicole’s Plus Size IVF Success Story | 18||Nicole’s plus size IVF success story was six years in the making. She tracked her regular cycle for years, but in the back of her head, she knew something was wrong. Other people in her family got pregnant right away, but she had been trying for so...||9/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy 300 lb Birth Story | 17||Five months into my pregnancy I switch care from an OB-GYN to a midwife, and the rest, as they say, is history. As you’ll hear in this episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast, I had a perfectly healthy plus size pregnancy, and my 300 lb birth story ends...||8/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCanadian Mom Blogger Shares Her Postpartum Struggles | 16||Canadian mom blogger, Just Jen P, joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to share her plus size pregnancy story and postpartum struggles. It’s fascinating to hear stories from moms around the world. Jen, being a plus size Canadian mom blogger,...||8/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHelpful Tips For Flying While Fat | 15||The friendly skies can be quite intimidating when you’re flying while fat. Will I be able to fit in the seat comfortably with the armrests down? Can I handle the embarrassment of asking for a seatbelt extender if I need one? What should I do if...||8/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSam’s Plus Size Pregnancy And Breastfeeding Story | 14||Every mother has a story. Every story matters! Sam Reyes, a body positive influencer, talks about her very personal experiences surrounding plus size pregnancy and breastfeeding. More than one OB-GYN told Sam that she shouldn’t get pregnant because...||8/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitRace, Adoption, And Body Love With Pia Schiavo-Campo | 13||Pia Schiavo-Campo joins the Plus Mommy Podcast to have a crucial conversation about race, adoption, motherhood and body image. From how to be an ally to people of color to letting go of perfection in motherhood, Pia generously shares! She talks about...||7/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitFat Shaming And Skinny Shaming With Actress Reid Cox | 12||Actress Reid Cox openly shares details about her struggles with body dysmorphic disorder and disordered eating. Reid and I share what it’s like to exist in bodies we’ve worked very hard to embrace. As well as how fat shaming and skinny shaming are..||7/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIs It Possible To Have A Plus Size VBAC? | 11||It is possible to have a plus size VBAC if you’re a good candidate and connect with a care provider who will back your decision. Yet, finding a size-friendly and VBAC supportive provider can be extremely challenging. Jen Kamel, the founder of...||7/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhen You've Been Fat-Shamed By Your Doctor | 10||Being fat-shamed by your doctor is not okay and yet many people feel as if they must accept this substandard level of care. We need to talk about not only what’s occurring behind closed doors but what people who have been fat-shamed by their care...||7/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 Things You Should Know About Being Plus Size And Pregnant | 9||There’s a lot of misinformation about what it’s like to be plus size and pregnant. If you spend a few minutes on Google, you’ll be led to believe that you can’t have a healthy outcome for you and your baby. The truth is most plus size people...||7/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmbrace Your Summer Body And Suit Up For Summer Fun | 8||Suiting up for summer fun can be difficult when you don’t feel like you have a summer body. Guess what? Put a bathing suit on your body, and you have a summer body! Let’s navigate the tricky waters of summertime and body image, together. Stop...||6/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlus Size Babywearing And Postpartum Support Tips For EveryBODY | 7||When it comes to babywearing, there’s a misconception that plus size babywearing options don’t exist. The reality is carrier companies are far more inclusive than most maternity clothing companies. There are babywearing options for...||6/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlus Size Pregnancy Struggles And Finding Self-Love | 6||When you’re plus size and pregnant it’s easy to feel invisible since the outside world can’t tell you’re growing life within you. Mia joins the podcast to share her plus size pregnancy struggles and journey to finding self-love during...||6/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Can I Learn To Love My Body? | 5||There’s so much pressure from society telling us that we’re not good enough. Today I grant you permission to start blocking out those messages and begin to love yourself and your body. If you’re wondering, ‘how can I learn to love my body?’,..||6/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSelf-Love And Raising Body Positive Kids With Amy Pence-Brown | 4||Body positive activist Amy Pence-Brown bravely wore a black bikini and a blindfold in the middle of a farmer’s market. A video of her Stand for Self-Love went viral and has gained over two hundred million views. She joins the show to share that...||5/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart Two: Talking To My Mom About Motherhood And Body Image | 3||This is part two of talking to my mom about the topics we cover on the Plus Mommy Podcast – plus size pregnancy, motherhood and body love. Here we continue our conversation about motherhood and then dig in deep with body image. My mother...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPart One: Talking To My Mom About Plus Size Pregnancy And Motherhood | 2||Ever wonder what being plus size and pregnant was like nearly 40 years ago? What about body image issues? In this episode of the Plus Mommy Podcast, I brought the woman who gave me life on as my very first guest to talk about it all! When I dreamed...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome To The Plus Mommy Podcast By Jen McLellan | 1||Welcome to the Plus Mommy Podcast! Here we celebrate living fulfilled lives without focusing on weight loss and body shame. We address the struggles and joys of plus size pregnancy and motherhood. As well as embarking on a journey to body love! From...||5/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Plus-sizebirth advocacy and awareness is so important.
Inspiring, timely and heart warming! Love this podcast.
How can I learn to love myself?
Thank you for all that you do. As a doula you are teaching me the right way to share love to my plus size clients and helping me to truly understand the trials of a plus size mommy. I cried with you on this episode. Sending waves of love and appreciation to you!