236 episodes

Big Fat Positive is a smart and funny podcast about two best friends who found out they were pregnant at the same time. The show follows the moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy and into new motherhood, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Shanna Micko & Laura Birek recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman and new mom.

Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey Laura Birek, Shanna Micko

    • Kids & Family
    • 4.1 • 15 Ratings

Big Fat Positive is a smart and funny podcast about two best friends who found out they were pregnant at the same time. The show follows the moms-to-be on their journey through pregnancy and into new motherhood, week by week. With weekly check-ins, special guests and segments such as "OMG I’m Freaking Out," hosts Shanna Micko & Laura Birek recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman and new mom.

    Ep. 1: Introductions

    Ep. 1: Introductions

    Shanna and Laura kick off their brand new podcast by introducing themselves, checking in on their pregnancies this week, discussing what pregnancy related topics they searched for recently, and divulging their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 8 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 12 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-1/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 20 min
    Ep. 2: OMG I'm Freaking Out

    Ep. 2: OMG I'm Freaking Out

    In Episode 2 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Shanna reports on her first trimester screening, and Laura discusses how her geneticist mom encouraged her to do comprehensive genetic testing. The moms-to-be also discuss what pregnancy related topics they freaked out about recently and divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 9 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 13 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-2/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 20 min
    Ep. 3: The Big Reveal

    Ep. 3: The Big Reveal

    In Episode 3 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Laura reveals the sex of her baby, and Shanna discusses becoming an even more geriatric mother than she was before. The moms-to-be also discuss fun and unusual pregnancy facts they learned recently and divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 10 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 14 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-3/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 15 min
    Ep. 4: Hormones and Husbands and Dogs, Oh My!

    Ep. 4: Hormones and Husbands and Dogs, Oh My!

    In Episode 4 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Shanna discusses being a bundle of nerves at her second trimester screening, and Laura talks about dealing with a tragedy while pregnant. Also, things get wacky as Shanna and Laura discuss what’s going down in the online baby forums - hormones and husbands and dogs, oh my! The moms-to-be also divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 11 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 15 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-4/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 20 min
    Ep. 5: Baby Bumps are Poppin’

    Ep. 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 BFNs) this week. Laura is 12 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 16 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-5/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 24 min
    Ep. 6: Fake Pregnancy Tests

    Ep. 6: Fake Pregnancy Tests

    In Episode 6 of the Big Fat Positive podcast, Shanna admits that her appetite is out of control, and Laura discusses being at the tail-end of the first trimester. Also, things get wacky as Shanna and Laura discuss what’s going down in the online baby forums. The moms-to-be divulge their highs and lows (BFPs and BFNs) this week. Laura is 13 weeks pregnant, and Shanna is 17 weeks pregnant.| This episode's show notes - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/ep-6/ | Get social - Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/bfppodcast/ | Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/bigfatpositivepodcast/ | Email - contact@bigfatpositivepodcast.com | Our mom-tested ultimate baby registry list - https://bigfatpositivepodcast.com/registry/

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    • 26 min

Customer Reviews

4.1 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

Ambi8730 ,

Informative, fun & I really enjoy this podcast

Greetings from Melbourne Australia ladies, I love your show, I’ve been binge listening & feel sad I’m on the last few episodes now. I loved following your journeys, you have great information, facts & relatable stories. I love the great friendship you both model too, thank you for your show, Amber

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