Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey Podcast

Big Fat Positive (BFP) is an irreverent and funny show that follows two 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 Laura Birek and Shanna Micko 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

Ep. 68: Mom Friends: How to Make ’em and Break ’em

Laura and Shanna talk about how to make mom friends and how mom friendships can go terribly, awkwardly wrong. Also, Laura describes how an unexpected medical procedure threw a wrench in her week, and Shanna describes how her baby’s stranger anxiety has reached excruciating new heights. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 67: When Do You Drop the Dream Feed?

Shanna talks about dropping her baby’s dream feed, and Laura discusses taking her first work gig as a new mom. In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” the new moms dive into fertility fraud and babies’ reptilian bodies in the womb. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is nine […] Read More

Ep. 66: The Glitz and Sh*ts of Parenting

Shanna and Laura go from glitz and glamour to down and dirty in the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” where Laura talks about her son’s first talent booking and Shanna talks about averting a poop disaster. Also, Laura talks about her baby’s first boo-boo from army crawling, and Shanna reports on her […] Read More

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