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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. 38: Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition

In the new segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” Laura and Shanna share hilarious incidents they never thought they would experience until they became parents. Also, Shanna discusses her baby’s new toy-smacking skills, and Laura talks about the ups and downs of being home alone with her baby all day. Finally, the new moms […] Read More

Ep. 26: Spinning Babies

Laura and Shanna dive into the topic of spinning breech babies. Also, in the segment “What I Googled This Week,” the moms-to-be divulge the pregnancy-related topics they asked the Internet about recently. Shanna reports on her weekly non-stress tests, Laura discusses her maternity leave, and the moms-to-be reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. […] Read More

Episode 18: Caffeine-Addicted Babies

Embarrassment abounds in the segment “What I Googled This Week,” as Shanna and Laura admit the pregnancy topics they recently asked the Internet about. Also, the moms-to-be discuss feeling overwhelmed during the third trimester, baby kicks and more, and they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Laura is 25 weeks pregnant, and Shanna […] Read More

Episode 5: Baby Bumps are Poppin’

In Episode 5 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Laura talks about going to her nuchal translucency (NT) scan, and Shanna discusses how she “popped” this week. In the segment, “OMG I’m Freaking Out!” the moms-to-be discuss what pregnancy related issues they freaked out about recently. Finally, they divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and […] Read More