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Big Fat Positive: A Pregnancy and Parenting Journey

By Laura Birek, Shanna Micko

Big Fat Positive (BFP) is an irreverent and funny show that follows two 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 Laura Birek and Shanna Micko recount the often hilarious and always honest highs and lows of being a pregnant woman and new mom. Episodes 1 to 32 deal with pregnancy. Episodes 33 on deal with new parenthood. Tune in wherever you are on your journey! New episodes are released every Monday. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/big-fat-positive/support

  1. 1.
    Ep. 1: Introductions08/07/2018
    20:18
  2. 2.
    Ep. 2: OMG I'm Freaking Out08/07/2018
    20:33
  3. 3.
    Ep. 4: Hormones and Husbands and Dogs, Oh My!08/27/2018
    20:53
  4. 4.
    Ep. 3: The Big Reveal08/27/2018
    15:48
  5. 5.
    Ep. 5: Baby Bumps are Poppin’09/03/2018
    24:32
  6. 6.
    Ep. 6: Fake Pregnancy Tests09/03/2018
    27:17
  7. 7.
    Ep. 7: Babymoon Bliss and Nursery Nightmares09/10/2018
    24:29
  8. 8.
    Ep. 8: Gimme That Cheese - Pregnancy Cravings and Fun Facts About Fetuses09/10/2018
    25:10
  1. 9.
    Ep. 9: To Be or Not to Be (A Baby Mama)09/17/2018
    27:28
  2. 10.
    Ep. 10: Shooting the S*%t with Nurse Midwife Teresa Keirns09/17/2018
    37:17
  3. 11.
    Ep. 11: Stump the Preggo09/24/2018
    23:48
  4. 12.
    Ep. 12: Baby Names, Bras and TTC!09/24/2018
    24:42
  5. 13.
    Ep. 13: Burping and Crying10/01/2018
    28:14
  6. 14.
    Ep. 14: Taking Shots with Pharmacist Keri Hurley-Kim10/08/2018
    29:04
  7. 15.
    Ep. 15: They Said What?!10/15/2018
    34:58
  8. 16.
    Ep. 16: Baby Kicks or Bag of Snakes?10/22/2018
    28:46
  9. 17.
    Ep. 17: Halloween, Explosions, Forest Fires!10/29/2018
    34:51
  10. 18.
    Ep. 18: Caffeine-Addicted Babies11/05/2018
    34:24
  11. 19.
    Ep. 19: Your Questions and Stories!11/12/2018
    31:30
  12. 20.
    Ep. 20: Gratitude Slam!11/19/2018
    27:06
  13. 21.
    Ep. 21: When Getting Pregnant Is Hard AF11/26/2018
    53:32
  14. 22.
    Ep. 22: Birth Plans, Baby Showers and... Serial Killers?12/03/2018
    40:00
  15. 23.
    Ep. 23: You’re in the S*%t Now!12/10/2018
    29:03
  16. 24.
    Ep. 24: She Had HOW MANY Babies??12/17/2018
    31:51
  17. 25.
    Ep. 25: Drinking While Breastfeeding12/24/2018
    33:53
  18. 26.
    Ep. 26: Spinning Babies12/31/2018
    31:12
  19. 27.
    Ep. 27: Countdown to D-Day!01/07/2019
    36:57
  20. 28.
    Ep. 28: Shanna's C-Section Birth Story01/14/2019
    41:02
  21. 29.
    Ep. 29: Life’s a Breech01/21/2019
    31:28
  22. 30.
    Ep. 30: Milk, Milk Baby01/28/2019
    29:32
  23. 31.
    Ep. 31: Everything Is About to Change02/04/2019
    29:43
  24. 32.
    Ep. 32: Laura’s Breech Baby Birth Story02/11/2019
    45:11
  25. 33.
    Ep. 33: Why Do I Want to Eat My Baby?02/18/2019
    35:30
  26. 34.
    Ep. 34: Holy Sheet! Should I Co-sleep?02/25/2019
    34:35
  27. 35.
    Ep. 35: Interview with Pediatric Geneticist Susan Winter03/04/2019
    39:53
  28. 36.
    Ep. 36: Magic Boob Juice03/11/2019
    33:06
  29. 37.
    Ep. 37: Dream Feeds and Daycare Nightmares03/18/2019
    40:58
  30. 38.
    Ep. 38: Never Have I Ever: Parenting Edition03/25/2019
    33:11
  31. 39.
    Ep. 39: Understanding Your Baby: Interview with Ayelet Marinovich04/01/2019
    41:14
  32. 40.
    Ep. 40: Baby Name Shame and Nursing No-No’s04/08/2019
    42:34
  33. 41.
    Ep. 41: Fur Babies04/15/2019
    38:19
  34. 42.
    Ep. 42: A Birth Ritual That’s Totally “Nuts"04/22/2019
    35:20
  35. 43.
    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 Cribsheet04/29/2019
    49:03
  36. 44.
    Ep. 44: Rage Against Sleep: Surviving the Four-Month Sleep Regression05/06/2019
    42:46
  37. 45.
    Ep. 45: Do Me a Solid, Baby05/13/2019
    35:11
  38. 46.
    Ep. 46: Going Viral with Pediatrician Dr. Robert Hamilton05/20/2019
    44:04
  39. 47.
    Ep. 47: Baby's First Personality Quiz05/27/2019
    33:49
  40. 48.
    Ep. 48: Losing Sleep: Postpartum Insomnia and Rock Concerts06/03/2019
    40:14
  41. 49.
    Ep. 49: Express Yourself: Hand Pumping and Night Crying06/10/2019
    44:47
  42. 50.
    Ep. 50: The Wacky Things We Googled This Week06/17/2019
    49:09
  43. 51.
    Ep. 51: Herding Cats and Creating “Yes” Spaces06/24/2019
    35:18

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