Why do Fat Folks take longer to get pregnant?

Why do Fat Folks take longer to get pregnant?

If you want to get pregnant as a fat person, I'm sure you've heard all the negative ideas about trying to conceive.   One of these ideas is that it takes fat folks longer than people in smaller bodies. Is this true? And if it is, isn't it just evidence that fat...

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Clomid for Fat Folks

Clomid for Fat Folks

Clomid (Clomiphene citrate) is a really common medication given to folks who want to get pregnant but ovulate irregularly. It works by tricking your body into releasing FSH (Follicle Stimulating Hormone) and LH (Luteinising Hormone), which tells your body that it's...

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Fat Positive Fertility Clinics

Fat Positive Fertility Clinics

Finding a fertility clinic that will support you in your current body is a huge step forward to becoming a parent when you've exhausted other options. Sadly, these clinics can be hard to find so I'm doing what I can to make it easier for you to access the support that...

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Pregnancy loss when you are fat

Pregnancy loss when you are fat

The sad truth is that an estimated 1 in 4 people will experience pregnancy loss in their lifetime and whatever the reason that it happens, it’s not your fault. Although pregnancy loss is becoming more talked about, the same isn’t true for people who experience loss...

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Fat Positive Framework

Fat Positive Framework

  Getting pregnant in a fat body should be the same as getting pregnant in any other body, but in our culture our fat bodies have been demonised.   From a young age we are conditioned to believe that our bodies are wrong and that we must do everything in our...

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Top Five Fertility Habits

Top Five Fertility Habits

I love a big challenge. It’s exciting when you decide to make a huge life change and I used to do it all the time. I gave up sugar for six weeks, I joined the gym at least five times and tried weight watchers, slimming world… blah blah blah. The problem is once the...

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