Being plus size and pregnant is fraught with so much anxiety! And, so many people and medical doctors have so many opinions about being pregnant and plus size. (Many of them are completely incorrect, too.)
Our friends at Plus Size Birth wrote this fabulous blog with 7 of the Most Embarrassing Questions You May Be Too Embarrassed to Ask Your Own Doctor :
Read the other 6 Questions Over on the Plus Birth Blog Here.
“1. Is there an easier way, aside from the tiny specimen cup, to provide a urine sample during my prenatal visits?
Providing a urine sample when you’re plus size can be a messy and frustrating experience. I encourage you to address this with your care provider. Ask them to provide you with a urine catch basin.
I know for some it’s too embarrassing to ask for support with providing a urine sample. A workaround is to purchase your own! You can bring your very own handy urine catch basin, (purchased discretely on Amazon), concealed in a large purse to your doctor’s appointment.
If you bring a urine catch basin, be sure to wash it out thoroughly before and after each use. I recommend bringing a plastic bag to put the basin in after cleaning so the inside of your purse doesn’t get wet.
Read the full blog from Plus Size Birth here.
We just adore Plus Mommy and Plus Size Birth for being one of the loudest advocates out there for those of us who are plus size and are pregnant or wish to be in the future. Jen always shares very pertinent information and resources. Plus, she is a plus size Mom and has so much wisdom to share.