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Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey Podcast

What if you and your best friend were pregnant at the same time? 
That's what happened to us!

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.

Most Recent Episodes

Ep. 307 – You Got Scammed!

In the special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about how to handle toy tantrums, dressing dilemmas, clutter clear-outs and more! Also, Laura reports on her 5-year-old’s first parkour class, and Shanna checks in on her daughters’ new shady behavior. Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s […] Read More

Ep. 306 – One Way We Definitely Don’t Want to Give Birth

Laura and Shanna share the wild and wacky parenting-related content they’ve found online recently in the special segment “Internet Insanity,” including scandalous sourdough drama and a birthing device that will make your head spin. Also, Shanna reports on her struggle to get her kids to their extracurricular activities, and Laura talks about how her anxiety […] Read More

Ep. 305 – Handling Unsolicited Parenting Advice

In the special segment, “They Said What?!” Shanna and Laura discuss the funny, outrageous or offensive things people have said to them recently about parenting, including a surprising comment at the grocery store, an unsolicited tidbit of parenting advice from a stranger and more! Also, Laura reports on an infection that presented itself stealthily in […] Read More

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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