Any woman who has been through a pregnancy knows the frustration of finding a jacket to wear over her growing belly through the cooler and/or wetter months. Donning your husband’s jacket – if that’ll even fit – can be practical, but doesn’t feel all that glamorous. Maternity jackets can be pricey, and you’re only wearing one for less than a year. There’s something to be said for finding comfort in your own clothing, especially through pregnancy. Enter: Make My Belly Fit.
For a year now I have been watching a trend emerging from outdoor and adventure media sources, and that is stories that focus on women doing extraordinary things while they are pregnant. I found myself starting to get tired of it, and wanted to pinpoint why.
There are things I just couldn’t have anticipated in becoming a new parent, or that no one told me could have an impact on my ability to take my baby on little adventures outdoors (let alone clean my kitchen, cut my toenails or get work contracts done).
Researchers at the University of Colorado and the University of Washington are conducting a survey research project about women’s exposure to exercise and high altitude during pregnancy.