Category Archives: In The Media

11Sep/15

Are Mums under pressure to lose the babyweight? LBC Radio Interview

Maintaining a healthy weight during pregnancy is important for the health of both Mother and baby.

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Getting back to a healthy weight is also important after the baby’s birth.

But how fast should a women lose the baby weight? Are women under too much pressure to lose weight quickly?

The topic was discussed on LBC Radio and I was interviewed on the subject.

Listen to the interview here. 

07Sep/15

The Plus Size Debate, for The Sun’s Fabulous Magazine

Is it time to ditch plus-size labelling?

With almost a third of UK women considered plus-size, many believe the term is now meaningless.

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WHEN Australian fitness brand The Upside launched its new ad campaign earlier this year, it could never have foreseen the furore it would spark.

Designed to celebrate all body types, its promo shot featured five inspiring women – with one, the curvaceous model Laura Wells, representing plus-size.

But Laura is just a size 14 – which sent clicktivists into overdrive.

Within hours, the hashtag #droptheplus was trending worldwide, as the campaign declared: “The fashion industry is one of the world’s most influential industries on women.

“To label a size ‘plus’, when it actually encompasses the majority of women in the world, is not only harmful, it’s absurd!”

Click here to read the rest of the article along with my comments on the Sun Newspaper’s Fabulous Magazine webpage.