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Feeding quadruplets every three hours it tough. It takes about an hour for them all to eat, then there

Mom delivers identical quadruplets during COVID-19 pandemic

When Jenny Marr went to her first ultrasound exam to get a peek at her first child with husband Chris Marr, she noticed a strange look had crossed her doctor’s face. Naturally, she worried that something was wrong with the baby. She asked Dr. Lauren Murray if there was a problem.

“I was like, ‘Oh no, there’s no heartbeat.’ And, she’s like, ‘No, there is a heartbeat,’” Marr, 35, of Dallas, recalled to TODAY. “She goes, ‘Y’all, there’s three babies in there.’ And we were just absolutely floored.”

Feeding quadruplets every three hours it tough. It takes about an hour for them all to eat, then there's only a short window of time before they start it again. Still, the Marrs feel like they're getting the hang of it. (Courtesy Marr family)
Feeding quadruplets every three hours it tough. It takes about an hour for them all to eat, then there’s only a short window of time before they start it again. Still, the Marrs feel like they’re getting the hang of it. (Courtesy Marr family)

Both Marr and Chris, 35, are only children and as far as they know no one in their

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Mom delivers four babies during coronavirus crisis

Mom delivers four babies during coronavirus crisis

When Jenny Marr went to her first ultrasound exam to get a peek at her first child with husband Chris Marr, she noticed a strange look had crossed her doctor’s face. Naturally, she worried that something was wrong with the baby. She asked Dr. Lauren Murray if there was a problem.

“I was like, ‘Oh no, there’s no heartbeat.’ And, she’s like, ‘No, there is a heartbeat,’” Marr, 35, of Dallas, recalled to TODAY. “She goes, ‘Y’all, there’s three babies in there.’ And we were just absolutely floored.”

Feeding quadruplets every three hours it tough. It takes about an hour for them all to eat, then there’s only a short window of time before they start it again. Still, the Marrs feel like they’re getting the hang of it. Courtesy Marr family

Both Marr and Chris, 35, are only children and as far as they know no one in their

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Willow Smith Opens Up to Mom Jada Pinkett Smith About Why She Stopped Using Marijuana

Willow Smith Opens Up to Mom Jada Pinkett Smith About Why She Stopped Using Marijuana

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Jada Pinkett Smith’s Red Table Talk is known for tackling tough subjects head-on, and this badass mom doesn’t just take a no-nonsense approach to her interview subjects. Daughter Willow Smith came on her mom’s show this week, which focused on addiction amid the COVID-19 pandemic, to talk about her choice to stop using marijuana (or, as her mom put it, “decided to curb her excessive weed smoking”). Jada and Willow’s ability to have a matter-of-fact conversation about marijuana — and Jada’s respectful but honest treatment of Willow when she did believe she was using too much marijuana — was a seriously impressive display of mutual respect, and we’re so proud of both sides of this mother-daughter duo.

While Willow had been smoking marijuana socially and at home for years, she decided to renegotiate that relationship about three months ago. The first step she

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I'm a mom who contracted the coronavirus in the epicenter of the US outbreak. Here's what I wish I had done differently to prepare.

I’m a mom who contracted the coronavirus in the epicenter of the US outbreak. Here’s what I wish I had done differently to prepare.

When Lauren Rowello developed a slight cough last month, she initially didn't think for a moment that it could be the coronavirus.
When Lauren Rowello developed a slight cough last month, she initially didn’t think for a moment that it could be the coronavirus.

Lauren Rowello

As I scaled the boulders in Wissahickon Valley Park on a Monday morning in early March, I paused to cough and then caught up with my group. We were six adults and 12 homeschooled kids, spending the day hiking in the urban park in Northwest Philadelphia, about 45 minutes from my New Jersey home. Besides the cough that came and went throughout the day, I felt fine.

When I woke up the next day, illness had overtaken my body. I was so short of breath that simply walking to the bathroom made me feel like I was struggling to complete a 5K. My slight cough became a persistent, powerful hack that caused me to urinate in my pants even when I was sure my bladder was

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What It’s Like to Be An Uninsured Mom in 2020

What It’s Like to Be An Uninsured Mom in 2020

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A few years ago, Linda Spencer became a single mom. Shortly after that, her company downsized and she lost her job. To make ends meet, she started Awesomesauce Photography, and is now self-employed wedding photographer. “This way I could get my child off the bus during the week, and my child’s father would take him on weekends when I needed to work,” she tells SheKnows. Like so many others who are self-employed, Spencer had to determine whether or not to pay for health insurance out-of-pocket. 

“It was decided that since I was relatively healthy, that I would not spend the money on a health care plan,” she explains. “Rather, it was a conscious choice to upgrade my home insurance and car insurance policies to cover me in case of severe unforeseen medical expenses such as being hurt in a car accident. If

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