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How do you know if you have child bearing hips?

How do you know if you have child bearing hips?

In the simplest terms, childbearing hips refers to a woman’s pelvic structure. This expression is often used to describe women who have larger or wider hips. Pelvic shapes aren’t one size fits all. Rather, they can vary considerably in shape and size from woman to woman.

Is child bearing hips a compliment?

While the old adage about having “childbearing hips”, is not usually a compliment, many women consider it an advantage when it comes to childbirth. As midwives, we are used to allaying the concerns of petite women who are worried that their hips, or their bodies, are too small to give birth normally.

What is the perfect child bearing body?

Experts say the best time to get pregnant is between your late 20s and early 30s. This age range is associated with the best outcomes for both you and your baby. One study pinpointed the ideal age to give birth to a first child as 30.5.

Do hips get wider with age?

Most people don’t grow any taller after the age of 20, but a recent study published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Research found evidence that the pelvis — the hip bones — continues to widen in both men and women up to about age 80, long after skeletal growth is supposed to have stopped.

Are big hips good?

Having extra weight on your behind, big hips and solid thighs “is good for you”, British researchers said on Tuesday. Carrying fat on the hips, thighs and behind, rather than around the waist, has a range of health benefits and actively protects against diabetes and heart disease, experts at Oxford University said.

Do hips get wider after each pregnancy?

Even if you weigh the same after having a baby, you may not wear the same clothing size or shoe size, as your hips and feet can widen permanently after pregnancy and birth.

Do wide hips indicate fertility?

Studies show that men (and perhaps people in possession of sperm) are more attracted to women with large breasts and wide hips. Large breasts give the illusion of more milk to feed the young, and wide hips suggest greater ease in bearing children.