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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!

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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!

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Most Recent Episodes

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Ep. 139: Laura’s Birth Story: VBAC or C-Section?

Laura had her baby! In this episode, she talks about how it all went down, including whether she ended up having a VBAC or repeat C-section. Also, Shanna discusses her surprising decision about her toddler’s potty training. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, and Laura’s […] Read More
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Ep. 138: Was That a Braxton Hicks or a Real Contraction?

Laura is 8 days away from her scheduled c-section, and she just may have experienced her first real contraction. Also, her toddler has been having a potty training setback, and she explains why. Shanna tries to figure out a mystery rash on her 2-year-old and struggles to understand her burgeoning language. In the special segment […] Read More

Ep. 137: Baby Kicks, Cervix Checks and Parenting Burnout

In the special segment “What I Googled This Week,” Shanna and Laura cover toddler hairdos, cervix ripening and more! Also, Laura talks about counting baby kicks, and Shanna reports on her toddler’s latest obsession. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s toddler is 2 years old, and Laura’s toddler is 2 […] Read More

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