Stay in touch with Shanna and Laura. Sign up for our newsletter today!

Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey Podcast

Big Fat Positive is a smart and funny podcast about two best friends who found out they were pregnant at the same time. The show follows the moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy and into new motherhood, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Shanna Micko & Laura Birek recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman and new mom.

Episodes 1 to 32 deal with pregnancy. Episodes 33 on deal with new parenthood. Tune in wherever you are on your journey!

New episodes are released every Monday.

Registry Must-Haves

Registry Must-Haves

Confused about what to put on your baby registry? Here's Shanna and Laura's list of tried-and-true baby items that they think belong on every baby registry!

Check out the full list

Our Favorite BFPs

Our Favorite BFPs

A roundup of Laura and Shanna's weekly BFPs (Big Fat Positives), from their favorite maternity wedge to the best baby sunglasses -- and everything in between!

Click here for all our favorite BFPs

Most Recent Episodes

BFP Logo

Ep. 154: My Baby Has a Flat Head

In the segment “What I Googled This Week,” Laura and Shanna reveal the parenting-related topics they have asked the internet recently, including toddler weight lifting, kids acting like animals and more! Also, Shanna reports on her 2-year-old’s behavior regression, and Laura reveals her strategy for fixing her baby’s flat head. Finally, they share their BFPs […] Read More

Ep. 153: Why Won’t My Toddler Listen to Me?

Shanna and Laura quiz each other on the topics of mom brain, screen time, newborn abilities and more in the special segment “Stump the Mom.” Also, Laura deals with postpartum hair loss and mysterious breastfeeding issues, and Shanna tackles the problem of her kids not listening to her. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Bonus: Breastfeeding, Milestones, Dream Feeds and More!

Laura and Shanna answer more listener questions! They cover dream feeds, baby milestones, the best thing someone has done for them since giving birth and more. They also answer several breastfeeding questions with the help of lactation professionals Heather O’Neal and Maureen Farrell from the Milk Minute Podcast. Milk Minute Podcast Website Milk Minute Podcast […] Read More

Listen Now