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Tag archive: breastfeeding

Ep. 87: This Badass Mom Gives Us #momgoals

In the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Shanna and Laura discuss the baby- and parenting-related wackiness they’ve come across online recently, including hideous dolls, drug rings, bizarre baby products, outrageous breastfeeding advice and one incredible mom who deserves all the accolades ever. Also, Laura reports on her toddler’s latest explosion in language development, and Shanna wonders […] Read More

Bonus: Baby-Friendly Hospitals, Extended Breastfeeding and More!

In this bonus episode, Laura continues her conversation with lactation consultant Jessica Claire, IBCLC. They dive into the topics of baby-friendly hospitals, the best time to wean, extended breastfeeding and more! Read More

Ep. 86: Weaning From Boobs, Bottles and Baby-Tracking Apps

Lactation consultant Jessica Claire, IBCLC, is back to discuss weaning from breastfeeding and answer listener questions! Also, Laura wonders if her baby is technically walking yet, and Shanna discusses her very un-scientific conclusion about why her toddler has been waking up screaming at night. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s […] Read More

Bonus: More Burning Questions Answered, Part 2

In this special bonus episode, Shanna and Laura answer listener questions about conceiving through IVF, their babies’ nap schedules, the unexpected (and sometimes beautiful) things about new motherhood and much more. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Big Fat Positive Podcast (@bfppodcast) Read More

Ep. 72: Your Breastfeeding Questions Answered! Interview with Jessica Claire, IBCLC

Laura interviews lactation consultant Jessica Claire, IBCLC, who answers listener questions about everything from sore nipples to the Haakaa manual breast pump. Also, in the weekly check-ins, Shanna discusses her baby’s unusual new skill, and Laura reports on a receiving an unexpected result at her baby’s nine-month checkup. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs […] Read More

Ep. 60: Mom Wins!

In the new segment, “Mom Wins!”, Shanna and Laura tell funny stories about high-five-worthy parenting triumphs they’ve had recently. Also, Laura talks about her baby moving on up … to the big boy bathtub! And Shanna discusses her decision to start weaning her baby from breastfeeding. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the […] Read More

Ep. 56: Tiny Babies, Mom Dreams and Getting Nap Trapped

In this week’s episode, “Today I Learned,” Shanna and Laura discuss tiny babies and thirst while breastfeeding. Also, Shanna talks about her recent parenting nightmare, and Laura gives an update on her sleep-training journey using the Taking Cara Babies method. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 28 weeks […] Read More

Ep. 43: Should You Sleep Train? Breastfeed? Room Share? Science May Hold the Answer! Talking the Data of Parenthood in the Early Years with Emily Oster, Author of Cribsheet

Shanna and Laura interview Emily Oster, economist and author of the new book Cribsheet: A Data-Driven Guide to Better, More Relaxed Parenting, from Birth to Preschool, and they talk about how new parents can use the results of scientific research to guide their parenting decisions on topics such as breastfeeding, sleep training and more. Also, […] Read More

Ep. 37: Dream Feeds and Daycare Nightmares

In the segment “Internet Insanity,” Laura and Shanna share bizarre and hilarious baby-related things they’ve come across online recently, including the story of a very questionable daycare provider. Also, Shanna discusses the current state of her c-section scar, and Laura talks about giving her baby dream feeds. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and […] Read More

Ep. 36: Magic Boob Juice

Laura and Shanna duke it out in a thrilling round of baby-related trivia, where we learn the birth weight of one of basketball’s biggest stars, among other facts. Also, Shanna discusses scoring some drugs for her newborn, and Laura talks about a fascinating quality of breast milk. Finally, the new moms reveal their BFPs and […] Read More