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Andrea used hypnobirthing for her two births. Her births were similar in that they both lasted about 8 hours with 20 minutes of pushing. Her first birth to her daughter ended with meconium presenting and a third degree tear. Her second birth was started via induction. After a failed epidural, Andrea gave birth to a surprisingly huge 10lb 12oz boy.

Andrea Cox Bio

Andrea lives with two children and her husband in Sandy, Oregon, settled halfway between Portland and Mt. Hood. She and her husband, Alex, have been married for seven years. Her daughter, Emma, is four and her son, Elliott, is one. Andrea is a self described “non-diet” dietitian and loves to advocate for Health at Every Size, Intuitive Eating, and size acceptance. You can connect with Andrea on Instagram @andreamarierd or email andreamariecox@gmail.com

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Resources

Plus Size Birth¬† by Jen McLellan. She has a new Plus Mommy podcast which I didn’t get to listen to when I was pregnancy, but love now. instagram #plussizepregnancy
The Birth Hour
The Nurtured Mama Podcast and Facebook community,
Food Psych Episodes #102 with Lindsey Stenovec and #98 with Kylie Mitchell of immaeatthat.com.
Hypnobirthing Book
Mindful Birthing