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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. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Big Fat Positive Podcast (@bfppodcast)   Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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
Ep. 113: Allowing Your Toddler to Struggle

Ep. 113: Allowing Your Toddler to Struggle

In the new segment “Loose Ends,” Shanna and Laura provide updates on past topics from the podcast, including what’s going on with Laura’s son’s modeling agent, how Shanna solved her toddler’s 5:00 a.m. wake-ups, whether the moms have resolved their parenting conundrums from past “It Takes a Village” segments and more. Also, Shanna talks about […] Read More

Ep. 112: Is Laura’s Baby a Boy or Girl?

Laura reports on the results of her NIPT test, including the sex of her new baby! She also talks about experiencing an unusual side effect of early pregnancy that caught her by surprise. Shanna discusses spontaneously transitioning her 19-month-old to a toddler bed and bemoans her daughter’s new 5:00 a.m. wake ups. Also, in the […] Read More

Ep. 111: Pregnancy Super-Smell and Toddler Insults

Laura and Shanna report on the unusual, funny or shocking things that people have said to them recently in the special segment, “They Said What?!” Also, Shanna reports on her toddler’s growing ability to express her desires and new interest in mimicking those around her, and Laura talks about her unfortunate combo of pregnancy symptoms […] Read More