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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

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Ep. 310 – Is My Child Psychic?

In the special segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out!” Shanna and Laura reveal the current parenting dilemmas that have their hair standing on end, including the topics of lying, smartphones, psychic abilities and more! Also, Shanna reports on the surprising way she spent her Mother’s Day, and Laura talks about why she spontaneously chose to chaperone […] Read More
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Ep. 309 – Parenting Pro Tips and Shoe-nanigans

In the special segment “What the Hack?,” Laura and Shanna share some of their favorite parenting tips and tricks, including ideas for teaching kids how to put shoes on the correct feet, motivating kids to get dressed, effectively cutting mandarins and more! Also, Laura reports on her unexpected vehicle hullabaloo, and Shanna discusses a new […] Read More

Ep. 308 – Making a Visual Calendar for Your Kids

In the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna share the surprising and hilarious things they never thought they would do before they had kids, including cleaning up bizarre messes, doing odd things in public and more! Also, Shanna reports on going on a one-on-one date with her 5-year-old, and Laura […] 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!

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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!

Click here for all our favorite BFPs