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Bonus: Listener Questions – Baby Names, Mom Guilt, Breastfeeding Tips and More!

Laura and Shanna continue their “Checkin’ the Inbox” segment from Episode 134 and answer more listener questions! They discuss favorite baby names, breastfeeding tips, mom guilt and more!   Read More

Bonus: 2020 Wrap Up – Our Biggest Laughs, Challenges and Hopes

As 2021 approaches, Shanna and Laura are wrapping up a chaotic and joy-filled year of parenting, and in this bonus episode, they reflect on the last 12 months as moms of little ones who’ve transitioned from babies to full-fledged toddlers. They keep it real as they look back on 2020, from the biggest laughs, to […] Read More

Bonus: “They Said What?!”

Shanna and Laura bring you more “They Said What?!” stories about the weird, funny or outrageous things people have said to them about pregnancy, parenting or trying to conceive. They also include listener stories about all the wacky, wild and offensive things people have said to them recently!   Read More

Bonus: Shanna and Laura’s Holiday Gift Guide

Shanna and Laura give you a head start with your holiday shopping by discussing some of their very favorite items for newborns, infants, toddlers, preschoolers, new parents, pregnant people and those trying to conceive. They also share their plans for the upcoming holiday season. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Big Fat […] Read More

Bonus: Halloween Fun and Fortune-Telling

Shanna and Laura get in the Halloween spirit by divulging their plans for a socially distanced holiday in this out-of-the-ordinary year, revealing their families’ costumes and sharing some special Halloween-themed BFPs. They also get prophetic in the special segment “ESP with BFP,” where they consult a special oracle about the future. View this post on […] Read More

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

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

Bonus: Laura’s Early Pregnancy Diary (Weeks 4-9)

From weeks four to nine of her new pregnancy, Laura checks in about what she has been going through in the earliest days after getting her BFP for baby number two. She talks with Shanna about her tips for dealing with first-trimester nausea, how she’s handling pregnancy fatigue while also parenting a toddler, steps she’s […] Read More

Bonus: Laura’s TTC Diary

Laura and Shanna check in over the course of four months on Laura’s journey of trying to conceive baby number two. Laura shares from the moment she decided to take out her IUD to the moment she shared her BFP with Shanna. She discusses deciding with her husband to go for baby #2, some hiccups […] Read More

Bonus: How to Stay Calm in the Chaos of COVID-19

In part nine of their “Momming During Coronavirus” bonus series, Shanna and Laura interview meditation expert, IVF warrior and mother of five Josephine Atluri, who shares her wisdom about how to find your calm in the swirl of coronavirus chaos. She explains the importance of self-care and taking time to breathe, she gives tips on […] Read More