Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy Journey-logo

Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy Journey

Kids & Family Podcasts >

Big Fat Positive (BFP) is an entertainment podcast that follows two moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and pregnancy-related segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Laura Birek and Shanna Micko recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman in 2018. New episodes every Monday. Music by Mont Chris Hubbard.

Big Fat Positive (BFP) is an entertainment podcast that follows two moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and pregnancy-related segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Laura Birek and Shanna Micko recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman in 2018. New episodes every Monday. Music by Mont Chris Hubbard.
More Information

Location:

United States

Description:

Big Fat Positive (BFP) is an entertainment podcast that follows two moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and pregnancy-related segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Laura Birek and Shanna Micko recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman in 2018. New episodes every Monday. Music by Mont Chris Hubbard.

Twitter:

@BFPpodcast

Language:

English

Contact:

(323) 577-8839


Episodes

Ep. 67: When Do You Drop the Dream Feed?

10/14/2019
More
Shanna talks about dropping her baby’s dream feed, and Laura discusses taking her first work gig as a new mom. In the special segment, “Today I Learned,” the new moms dive into fertility fraud and babies’ reptilian bodies in the womb. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is nine months old, and Laura’s baby is eight months and one week old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this...

Duration:00:44:13

Ep. 66: The Glitz and Sh*ts of Parenting

10/7/2019
More
Shanna and Laura go from glitz and glamour to down and dirty in the special segment “Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition,” where Laura talks about her son’s first talent booking and Shanna talks about averting a poop disaster. Also, Laura talks about her baby’s first boo-boo from army crawling, and Shanna reports on her baby’s first artistic creation. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is eight months and four weeks old, and Laura’s baby is eight months...

Duration:00:41:30

Ep. 65: Raising a Baby Costs How Much!?

9/30/2019
More
Laura and Shanna go head-to-head in another exciting round of trivia in the special segment “Stump the New Mom,” where they discover just how much money it will cost to raise their babies to adulthood. Also, Shanna talks about bringing her eight-month-old daughter to an important doctor’s appointment, and Laura discusses her first day away from her seven-month-old son. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is eight months and three weeks old, and Laura’s baby...

Duration:00:39:16

Ep. 64: A Disturbing Trip to the Grocery Store

9/23/2019
More
Shanna and Laura divulge the embarrassing parenting moves they’ve made lately in the special segment, “Mom Confessions.” Also, Laura reports on her baby’s latest motor development, and Shanna talks about how quitting breastfeeding has taken a toll on her nerves. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is eight months and two weeks old, and Laura’s baby is seven months and two weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a...

Duration:00:34:28

Ep. 63: Strangers Say the Strangest Things (And So Do Husbands)

9/16/2019
More
In this week’s special segment, “They Said What?!”, Laura and Shanna divulge the weird, offensive and mom-shamey things people have said to them lately. Also, Laura talks about her most challenging week ever since having her son, and Shanna reports on her daughter’s eight-month checkup at the pediatrician. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is eight months and one week old, and Laura’s baby is seven months and one week old. --- This episode is sponsored by...

Duration:00:39:34

Ep. 62: Bye-Bye Breastfeeding!

9/9/2019
More
In this week’s special segment, “Internet Insanity,” Shanna talks about a salacious-sounding beauty treatment she discovered online and Laura discusses the most adorable internet challenge ever. Also, Laura gives the inside scoop on nap training using the Taking Cara Babies method, and Shanna talks about quitting breastfeeding. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is eight months old, and Laura’s baby is seven months old. --- This episode is sponsored by ·...

Duration:00:40:59

Ep. 61: Having Other People’s Babies - Interview with Gestational Surrogate Deanna Koelsch

9/2/2019
More
Laura and Shanna interview gestational surrogate Deanna Koelsch, who is currently pregnant with her fourth surrogacy! Deanna talks about what it’s like to carry another family’s child, how she got into surrogacy, how her own family and children feel about her doing so, and much more. Also, Shanna discusses her current struggles with her baby’s 8-month sleep regression, and Laura reports on her baby’s first trip on an airplane. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s...

Duration:00:59:48

Ep. 60: Mom Wins!

8/26/2019
More
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 week. Shanna’s baby is seven months and two weeks old, and Laura’s baby is six months and two weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest...

Duration:00:36:48

Ep. 59: Mysteries of the Infant Body

8/19/2019
More
In the segment, “What I Googled This Week,” Laura and Shanna have pressing questions about their babies’ bodies that only the internet can help answer - or can it? Also, Shanna talks about setting up a “yes space” for her crawling daughter, and Laura shares an exciting update about her son. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is seven months and one week old, and Laura’s baby is six months and one week old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The...

Duration:00:36:48

Ep. 58: Don’t Rag on My Mom Jeans

8/12/2019
More
In this week’s special segment, “Gripe Water,” Shanna and Laura take umbrage with certain mom shamers who need to lay the eff off. Also, Laura talks about her baby’s first cold and his six-month checkup, and Shanna has an exciting announcement about her baby’s development. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is seven months old, and Laura’s baby is six months old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:49:52

Ep. 57: Shake, Rattle and . . . Then What?!

8/5/2019
More
Laura and Shanna wonder what in the hell we are supposed to do in an earthquake with a baby, and they try their best to chill out about baby milestones in this week’s special segment, “OMG I’m Freaking Out.” Also, Shanna laments her baby’s early-morning wakings, and Laura talks about her baby’s new perspective on the world now that he can sit up. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 29 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 25 weeks old. --- This episode is...

Duration:00:41:09

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

7/29/2019
More
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 old, and Laura’s baby is 24 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this...

Duration:00:39:56

Ep. 55: Laura Attempts Sleep Training

7/22/2019
More
Laura discusses her attempt at sleep training her five-month-old baby using the Taking Cara Babies method, and Shanna talks about troubleshooting her baby’s early-morning wakings. In this week’s special segment, “They Said What?”, the new moms reveal the shocking and/or unusual things that people have said to them lately. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 27 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 23 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The...

Duration:00:45:04

Ep. 54: Ghosts in the Nursery?

7/15/2019
More
This week, in the special segment “Internet Insanity,” Laura and Shanna discuss extreme online parenting groups and ghastly ghost sightings. Also, Laura talks about the staycation she had with her baby, and Shanna describes how her baby showed off for the pediatrician at her six-month checkup. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 26 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 22 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast....

Duration:00:38:49

Ep. 53: Mom Confessions

7/8/2019
More
Shanna and Laura introduce a new segment called “Mom Confessions,” in which they discuss the outrageous parenting moves they’ve made recently. Also, Shanna talks about dealing with her newly mobile baby, and Laura celebrates moving her baby to his own bedroom. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 25 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 21 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this...

Duration:00:39:28

Ep. 52: Stump the New Mom!

7/1/2019
More
Shanna and Laura battle it out in another exciting round of “Stump the New Mom,” in which they quiz each other with pregnancy- and baby-related trivia questions! Also, Laura talks about going to a new “Mommy and Me” class, and Shanna discusses the dreaded moment that her baby rolled over in her Baby Merlin's Magic Sleepsuit. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 24 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 20 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The...

Duration:00:37:29

Ep. 51: Herding Cats and Creating “Yes” Spaces

6/24/2019
More
In this week’s special segment “Checkin’ the Inbox,” Laura and Shanna answer listener questions about room sharing with cats and working from home with a baby. Also, Shanna talks about introducing formula into her baby’s diet and creating a “Yes” space for her increasingly mobile daughter, and Laura describes her first out-of-town trip with her son. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 23 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 19 weeks old. --- This episode is...

Duration:00:35:18

Ep. 50: The Wacky Things We Googled This Week

6/17/2019
More
Shanna and Laura discuss sleep training, Marie Kondo-ing, baby numerology, baby modeling, baby shower registry must-haves, and more in this special 50th episode! The new moms start things off with their weekly check-ins, then move on to the special segment, “What I Googled This Week,” in which they admit the embarrassing parenting-related things they’ve asked the Internet lately, and then wrap things up with their BFPs and BFNs. Shanna’s baby is 22 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 18 weeks...

Duration:00:49:09

Ep. 49: Express Yourself: Hand Pumping and Night Crying

6/10/2019
More
Shanna and Laura discuss sleep training, and Shanna describes her plan for getting her baby to sleep through the night. Laura talks about her baby’s four-month checkup and gives an update about his sleep regression. Also, in the special segment “Never Have I Ever - Parenting Edition,” the new moms share hilarious incidents they never thought they would experience until they became parents. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 21 weeks old, and Laura’s baby...

Duration:00:45:17

Ep. 48: Losing Sleep: Postpartum Insomnia and Rock Concerts

6/3/2019
More
Laura discusses her first “girls’ night out” since having her baby, and Shanna talks about her bouts of postpartum insomnia. Also, in the segment “Today I Learned,” the new moms share interesting info they’ve recently learned about birth control and prenatal care. Finally, they reveal their BFPs and BFNs for the week. Shanna’s baby is 20 weeks old, and Laura’s baby is 16 weeks old. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support...

Duration:00:40:44