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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. 303 – Shanna’s Dramatic Dinner

Laura reports on her three-year-old’s progress with potty training, and Shanna tells the story of an unexpectedly dramatic dinner with her family. Also, in the special segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura give updates about topics they’ve talked about previously, including behavior issues, Botox and more! Finally, they share their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 302 – Shamrocks and Samurais

In the special segment “Why Is My Kid Crying,” Shanna and Laura analyze the things that have caused their little ones to melt down recently, including unexpectedly big feelings at pool parties, school fundraising events and more! Also, Shanna reports on her family’s last-minute St. Patrick’s Day celebration, and Laura talks about attending a local […] Read More

Ep. 301 – What if My Son Wants to Wear “Girl” Clothes?

In the special segment “Mom Confessions,” Laura and Shanna divulge their hilarious and embarrassing parenting moves recently, including using an unexpected product from the medicine cabinets, having surprising feelings while shopping at a big-box store and more! Also, Laura talks about potty training her three-year-old, and Shanna reports on chaperoning a second-grade field trip. Finally, […] 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