Navigating a Fat Positive Pregnancy

Navigating a Fat Positive Pregnancy

Navigating getting pregnant in a bigger body can feel hard but unfortunately the potential stigma around being in a bigger body doesn’t stop once you are pregnant. Here are some of my favourite resources for navigating pregnancy with a higher BMI. Michelle...
The research behind fertility and BMI

The research behind fertility and BMI

Note on language: I use the word fat as a neutral descriptor to describe my body and use it frequently in my work. The terms “obese” and “overweight” are stigmatising in nature and I only use them when directly quoting research. Does my weight affect my fertility? If...
IVF abroad in a bigger body

IVF abroad in a bigger body

I was super excited to catch up with Emma from Your IVF Abroad to chat about accessing fertility treatment abroad for Fat Folks. What was your experience of having IVF abroad? My husband, Adam and I had been trying for about a year and nothing was happening. We went...