I’m Nicola and these are my two boys, Sebby and Isaac, both of which I never thought I would be able to conceive. I’m a fat-positive and feminist fertility coach (trained acupuncturist and naturopath too). I advocate for change in how fat women are treated on their fertility journey.
My journey started when I was 16. I suffered from irregular periods and was eventually diagnosed with PCOS. My doctor told me that I wouldn’t be able to have children. I spent my twenties with rock bottom self confidence believing that I would never get pregnant. But when I started trying for a family with my husband, it was easy, even through my cycles were 100+ days and I was fat.
You are in the right place if you are sick of being told that you have to lose weight in order to get pregnant and know in your gut that your body capable of incredible things right now.
Want to read some inspiring and thought provoking posts about fertility, feminism and body acceptance? Read my latest blog posts.
Want to find out more about how I can help you? Learn more about my fat positive fertility coaching here
Author of Fat and Fertile
My new book “Fat and Fertile” is out now. This is the first and only book available just for people who are in bigger bodies that want to get pregnant.
In this book, I break down the stigma that surrounds people who want to get pregnant in fat bodies. In a mix of personal experience, supportive advice and real research, we
dive deep into what it means to get pregnant in a fat body,
offer tools to support you throughout the journey
and guide you through the twists and turns you may experience as you navigate infertility in a bigger body.
Click here for more details and to buy your copy