Dating when you are morbidly obese
Now comes the task of wiping the slate clean, so you’ll be ready when…
Most articles about pregnancy in obese women, and even many childbirth providers, assume two things: that being fat interferes with a woman’s ability to give birth vaginally; and that the sky high cesarean rate among women of size is the logical outcome of obesity.
Even though I’ve been unwillingly single for most of mine, I’ve never hated Valentine’s Day.
I’m pretty sure it’s because my birthday is the next week, and I’ve never tried to reverse the childhood idea that all of the flowers, balloons, and chocolates are to celebrate me. While this season brings excitement, spirit, and joy, it also typically brews sadness, loneliness, jealousy, discomfort, disappointment, and anxiety for many of us.
Women of size do have very high cesarean rates today. Or is some of the increase caused by misguided assumptions about obesity and by unneeded interventions and protocols commonly used with women of size?
If so, what can a big mom do to lower her personal chances of having a cesarean? But nowadays, more and more women — give birth vaginally and safely, but to do so they have to be even more proactive about their childbirth choices than women of average size.
The person you’re trying to let go of may be a recent part of your love life or an old flame.
A cesarean is major abdominal surgery and as such poses risks for women of any size.
Women who undergo surgical births are more likely than women who have vaginal births to experience severe bleeding, infections, painful scarring, blood clots, bowel obstructions, readmissions to the hospital, and longer-lasting pain.
Well, what if I told you she answered the door without pants or underwear on (she NEVER wears underwear) and a belly shirt on.
Well, it's not technically a belly shirt but she's gotten too fat for most of her shirts..just imagine...