Your experiences of diabetes and maternity?

Time for another guest post! This time it’s over to Fiona Allerdice and Jenny McLeish of Oxford University. What were your experiences of diabetes and maternity care? Would you like to share your story about maternity care, birth, and postnatal care with diabetes with researchers? The Team The Department of Health has asked a team […]

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Tessa Fulton

Your Insights Needed on Obesity Drugs

I’m always really keen to publicise research opportunities. I think it’s important our voices and perspectives are heard. Usually I focus solely on research concerning pregnancy, labour, and birth, so this one’s a bit different. However, just because you shouldn’t take obesity drugs in pregnancy, doesn’t mean you can’t have an opinion on them! I

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Big Birthas – what’s been happening in 2023?

When I started this site, I’m not sure what (if any!) long term plans I had. All I knew was that I felt quite isolated and labelled in my ‘obese’ pregnancy. After a perfectly uneventful pregnancy, labour and birth, I felt that a lot of information I received was unnecessarily alarmist. In some cases, it

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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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