Jen Mclellan Plus Mommy
In April of 2011, Jen McLellan launched the Plus Size Mommy Memoirs (now called Plus Mommy) blog, housed within the Plus Size Birthwebsite. This award-winning blog, which has received over 4 million pageviews, focused on topics ranging from plus size pregnancy to birth, body positivity to motherhood. A Facebook page and exploded overnight and brought together thousands of plus size women of all walks of life.
After blogging for seven years Jen felt a desire to try something new and deeper explore topics surrounding motherhood and body image. The Plus Size Birth website is now focused on conception, pregnancy and postpartum for plus size people. Whereas the Plus Mommy website and podcast hones in on motherhood and body love, while still sharing stories and resources around plus size Pregnancy.
Jen McLellan is a published author, founder of Plus Size Birth and host of the Plus Mommy Podcast. She helps people navigate the world of plus size pregnancy, shares tips for embracing your body and laughs her way through the adventures of parenthood. Jen has grown a community of over 177,000 via the Plus Mommy Facebookpage. Her work has been featured in major publications such as Yahoo Shine, Huffington Post, Everyday Feminism, and International Doula. She authored the My Plus Size Pregnancy Guideand co-wrote the Amazon bestseller, The Peachie Moms Guide to Body Love for Moms. She has an essay in Jes Baker’s book Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls. As a public speaker, Jen has spoken at numerous events including presenting at the National Institutes of Health. Jen is also a certified childbirth educator, wife, and mother to a charismatic eight-year-old.
It was an absolute delight talking to Jen and I am so pleased that she is part of the Virtual Midwife family Please join me in my Facebook group The Virtual Midwife Cafe where I do weekly live mini workshops and share information and resources for pregnancy.