Pregnancy Blog Posts

Cake Maternity Bra Review & Giveaway!

Want to win yourself a lovely Cake Maternity Bra? Feels like it’s been ages since we’ve had any kind of giveaway, so I was delighted when they got in touch. It’s hard finding decent clothes when you’re plus-size, OR pregnant, let alone both, so it’s great to find another retailer offering some bigger size options! […]

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National Maternity and Perinatal Audit on Maternity Care

Today sees the launch of the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit on NHS Maternity Care for Women with a Body Mass Index of 30 kg/m2 or above. A small group of BigBirthas members (and others) were on the lay committee that oversaw the report’s creation. I’m really proud of our impact on (some of) the language

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Disappointed in the RCM #ButNotMaternity Response

I’m disappointed and angry today. This year has been difficult for everyone, but for people accessing maternity services it has been particularly traumatic and unnecessarily anxiety inducing. When the NHS released new guidance on Wednesday, clarifying that (at last!) people should “have access to support at all times during their maternity journey”. It finally seemed

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