As the baby bump is still growing discreetly underneath it may not seem as though the woman is pregnant, but instead as though she has gained more weight. This gives the mother the feeling that her baby is doing well and helps in the bonding process between mother and child. For plus size pregnant women this judgment can be overwhelming coming from all sides in a society. Thank you for posting this. Wishing you all the very best with your pregnancy Sara. We only wish you knew that is already a sore spot for us that needs a gentle approach to avoid making us feel like we are failing even before we started.
As the baby bump is still growing discreetly underneath it may not seem as though the woman is pregnant, but instead as though she has gained more weight.
Moreover most of the weight is from the baby, amniotic fluid and placenta. Jessi was another incredible friend who amazingly had a due date just a few days after mine. Expectant women who are on the higher weight scale have been found to be more likely to suffer from hypertension and preeclampsia as well as gestational diabetes. Enter your email below and we'll send you another email. Many still believe this even for those who are pregnant with some even suggesting they go on diets and start exercising. What's a B Belly or Double Belly? Somehow everyone from colleagues to strangers on the road feel the need to weigh in on their size with some offering what they believe to be tidbits of wisdom.