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Baby Carriers for Big Moms: Pros and Cons

There is no doubt about it – baby carriers are very convenient for both moms and dads. They make it easier to carry the baby close, while leaving your hands free.

When selecting a carrier you need to consider the size of the baby as well as the person who will be wearing the carrier. An ill-fitting carrier can be very uncomfortable; so, be sure to “test-carry” your carrier before you make your final decision. Read More

reason to use a large blood pressure cuff

Reason to Use a Large Blood Pressure Cuff

The #1 reason to use a large blood pressure cuff is that it is easy for larger people to get an incorrect blood pressure reading if they don’t use a large blood pressure cuff. In fact, it is reported that this is one of the most common problems faced by plus size men and women in medical care. Read More

C-Section: Key Things You Need to Know

KMom, the online advocate for plus size moms, has compiled valuable information including key things a plus size woman needs to know if she is facing a c-section or if she is considering a vaginal birth after previously given birth with a cesarean.

C-Section Info from Experts

KMom’s info includes summaries of the research on cesareans for big moms, actual birth stories, sample birth plans and links to information from many of the experts in plus size cesareans and vaginal births after cesareans (VBACs). Read More