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Heidi Murkoff

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How Posting a #BumpDay Selfie on July 22 Can Help Moms Around the World

(18) Comments | Posted July 20, 2015 | 7:24 AM

I guess you could say I've been around a bump or two in the 30 years since I wrote the first edition of What to Expect When You're Expecting. Big bumps, little bumps, high bumps, low bumps, pierced bumps, tattooed bumps, covered bumps, bare bumps. Bumps of every shape, size,...

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How Pregnancy Has Changed Since I Was Pregnant

(9) Comments | Posted March 22, 2013 | 7:00 PM

It all started with a surprise -the happiest kind of surprise, but the most life-changing, too: what they call in the business (for lack of a more technical term) an 'oops' pregnancy. Erik and I got married, and three months later - oops, I was pregnant.

Was my first...

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Oh, Baby: What to Expect When You're Expecting a Movie

(5) Comments | Posted May 16, 2012 | 10:15 AM

Re: Cameron Diaz's breasts.

It wasn't exactly an average subject line, never mind an average subject -- even for someone who spends a fair amount of time talking about breasts (swollen, tender, and otherwise pregnant or lactating, that is).

But there it was, sitting...

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Begin Health Care Before the Beginning

(9) Comments | Posted November 17, 2009 | 2:45 PM

It doesn't take a brain surgeon...or a cardiologist...or a pediatrician...or even a policy wonk to figure out that a penny's worth of preventive care is worth many dollars of sick care. That the best Rx for American health -- one that can stem the codependent epidemics of obesity, diabetes, high...

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