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Episode 17: Halloween, Explosions, Forest Fires!

Laura and Shanna dive into the topic of Halloween costumes for pregnant ladies. Also, Shanna talks about her upcoming baby sprinkle, Laura reports on clearing out her non-maternity clothes, and things get wacky in the segment “Internet Insanity,” in which they discuss what’s going down online in the world of pregnancy. The moms-to-be also reveal […] Read More

Episode 16: Baby Kicks or Bag of Snakes?

In the segment “OMG I’m Freaking Out,” Laura and Shanna discuss what they are stressing out about this week in their pregnancies. Laura talks about being weirded out by her baby’s movements, and Shanna reports on her gestational diabetes test. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 23 weeks […] Read More

Episode 15: They Said What?!

In the segment “They Said What?!” Laura and Shanna discuss what shocking or ridiculous things people have said to them about pregnancy. Shanna talks about being a hot, pregnant mess, and Laura reports on her interview with a doula. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 22 weeks pregnant, […] Read More

Episode 14: Taking Shots with Pharmacist Keri Hurley-Kim

Shanna and Laura interview pharmacist and fellow pregnant person Keri Hurley-Kim! Keri discusses her area of expertise: vaccinations. Laura discusses how she feels when people tell her “congrats” about her pregnancy, and Shanna reports on fetal kicks and punches. The three moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 21 weeks […] Read More

Episode 13: Burping and Crying

In the segment “What I Googled This Week,” Laura and Shanna divulge the embarrassing pregnancy issues they asked the internet about. Shanna talks about being shocked at seeing her large, pregnant belly in the dressing-room mirror, and Laura reports on her 20-week anatomy scan. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. […] Read More

Episode 12: Baby Names, Bras and TTC!

In this week’s “Big Topic,” Laura discusses her journey of trying to conceive. Shanna discusses coming out with her pregnancy on social media, and Laura talks about the joys of nesting. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 19 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 23 weeks pregnant. Read More

Episode 11: Stump the Preggo

In a new segment called “Stump the Preggo,” Shanna and Laura test each other’s knowledge with pregnancy-related trivia. Laura reports on residual morning sickness that has attached itself to one of her favorite hobbies, and Shanna talks about telling her daughter that she’s pregnant. The moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. […] Read More

Episode 10: Shooting the S*%t with Nurse Midwife Teresa Keirns

Shanna and Laura interview nurse midwife and fellow pregnant person Teresa Keirns! Teresa reveals what’s it’s like to be pregnant while delivering babies. Laura and Shanna both report on being sick while pregnant this week, and the three moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 17 weeks pregnant, and Shanna […] Read More

Episode 9: To Be or Not to Be (A Baby Mama)

Shanna and Laura dive into their first Big Topic – how to decide if you want kids. Shanna reports on her 20 week anatomy scan, and Laura discusses getting parenting advice from friends. The pregnant moms-to-be also reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 16 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 20 weeks […] Read More

Episode 8: Gimme That Cheese – Pregnancy Cravings and Fun Facts About Fetuses

In Episode 8 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Shanna and Laura discover that they both have anterior placentas, discuss fascinating (and cheesy) facts about their developing fetuses, and dig into the topic of pregnancy cravings. Laura is 15 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 19 weeks pregnant. Show Notes: Vernix (wikipedia) Bag Balm Baby’s Palate […] Read More