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Upper Abdominal Pain in Pregnancy

If you have upper abdominal pain during pregnancy, it’s not necessarily to automatically switch into panic mode, according to the March of Dimes. But any severe and long-lasting stomach pain or discomfort accompanied by dizziness or bleeding is considered a medical emergency; prompt medical help is essential in such circumstances to protect you and your future son or daughter.

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An Extraordinary “Ordinary” Person

For this series, MOMS DO THE MOST AMAZING THINGS, I’ve interviewed celebrities, TV personalities, and New York Times bestselling authors, but I know from personal experience that the extraordinary often goes unrecognized in “ordinary” people. Not on camera. Not with a million followers on Instagram. Not on anyone’s most influential list. I’ve met many of…

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Nia Vardalos on Adoption and Becoming an “Instant Mom”

When I found out Id get to interview Academy Award nominated screenwriter and (fabulous) actress Nia Vardalos, I actually let out a girlie squee. This wasn’t just because shed written and starred in two of my favorite movies – My Big Fat Greek Wedding and My Life in Ruins. Mainly, I knew wed get along because of three things: 1. We are both Libras 2. We both love Imagination Movers (and think theyre hot)