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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Can Saxenda improve fertility?

Time and again we’re told how everything about our pregnancies is doomed with a higher BMI. We’re fed messages that we’ll struggle to conceive, struggle to stay pregnant, struggle in labour, struggle to birth, struggle to breastfeed. Since you’re advised to lose weight for practically any health complaint (Migraine? Period pain? Ingrowing toenail? Weight loss

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Research on Social Networks for Pregnant and New Mums!

Hi lovely peeps! I’ve agreed to share this information about a research study that’s relevant to BigBirthas who are pregnant, or gave birth 6-12 months ago. I’m not involved with developing the research, nor am I a participant – had my babies too long ago now! But I’m always interested to hear of new research

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Time To Have Your Say!

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is seeking feedback from women on its new leaflet ‘Being overweight or obese during pregnancy and after birth‘. The closing date for comments is midday on Friday 18 May. Click on this link to access the RCOG page where you can read the draft leaflet and then feed

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