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Ep. 120: Oh Sh*t, It’s Potty Time

Laura talks about her exciting week of potty training her toddler, feeling baby kicks and going to her 20-week anatomy scan. Shanna reports on her toddler’s progress toward the two-year milestones and her newfound ability to express defiance. Also, in another exciting round of “Stump the Moms,” Shanna and Laura grill each other with baby- […] Read More
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Bonus: Pregnancy Do-Overs, COVID Baby Showers, Frozen Embryos and More

Laura and Shanna wrap up their “Checkin’ the Inbox” segment from Episode 118 and answer more listener questions. They discuss frozen embryos, pregnancy do-overs, COVID baby showers and more! This episode’s show notes – http://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/bonus-more-listener-questions-purees-adoption-teen-moms-and-more | Get social – Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email – [email protected] | Our mom-tested ultimate baby […] Read More
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Ep. 119: Terrible Twos, Here We Come!

This week, Shanna reports on her toddler’s feisty confidence and tiffs with her sister, and Laura shares tips on how to beat pregnancy reflux. Also, in the segment “Mom Wins!,” Laura tells a tale of her ninja-like instincts that saved her toddler a trip to the ER, and Shanna recounts the time she attempted to […] Read More
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Bonus: More Listener Questions – Purees, Adoption, Teen Moms and More!

Laura and Shanna continue their “Checkin’ the Inbox” segment from Episode 118 and answer more listener questions! They discuss the transition from purees to solid foods, adoption, pregnancy modifications when you have a toddler, advice for teen moms and more. This episode’s show notes – https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/bonus-more-listener-questions-purees-adoption-teen-moms-and-more | Get social – Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook […] Read More
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Ep. 118: You Asked. We Answered!

In the segment “Checkin’ the Inbox” Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about everything from sleep loss, to sore boobs, to hemorrhoids during pregnancy and more! Also, Laura reports on her unexpected reaction to people commenting on her pregnant belly and reveals her shocking decision about her toddler’s screen time, and Shanna talks about her […] Read More
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Ep. 117: Toddler Independence Is Terrific (and Terrifying)

In the segment “Today I Learned,” Laura and Shanna dive into the topics of a controversial birthing practice, how to remove an item stuck in a toddler’s nose, the truth about digital pregnancy tests and more! Also, Shanna reports on her mixed feelings about her toddler’s growing independence, and Laura talks about her daredevil toddler’s […] Read More
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Ep. 116: Plus-Size Pregnancy with Jen McLellan

Shanna and Laura talk with the founder of Plus Size Birth and host of the Plus Mommy Podcast, Jen McLellan, about the challenges plus-size people face when pregnant, her journey to becoming an advocate for plus-size pregnancy, advice on finding body-positive care providers and more! You can find Jen and all her resources at https://plussizebirth.com […] Read More
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Bonus: Pandemic Preschool and Prenatal Checkups

In part nine of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Shanna and Laura check in on how they’re doing during the coronavirus pandemic. Shanna talks about her decision to homeschool her kids for preschool, and Laura reports on what her prenatal visits to her OBGYN are like at this time. They also include a listener […] Read More
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Ep. 115: Why Is My Toddler Biting People?

In the segment “Mom Confessions,” Laura and Shanna divulge some of their deepest, darkest, most hilarious mom secrets, as they dive into the topics of dirty diapers, lying to toddlers, forbidden pregnancy foods and more! Also, Shanna discusses her toddler’s new habit of biting people, and Laura talks about trying to stop the medication she’s […] Read More
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Ep. 114: Pregnancy Scans, Toddler Manners and Mom Rage

In the segment “Gripe Water,” Laura and Shanna vent about the parenting-related things that send them into a rage spiral, including a beloved children’s toy and a widely shared meme. Also, Laura reports on her recent NT scan, and Shanna talks about her toddler’s newly budding manners (and head banging). Finally, they reveal their BFPs […] Read More