Nicole wept at ultrasound

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Finally, after all this time, Nicole Kidman and I have something in common. The Oscar-winning actress is set to become a mom this year, and like me, she cried at her ultrasound. Sound silly, but it's true--an ultrasound can be one of those moments in life where everything--everything--changes.

Says Kidman, who feared at one point she would never bear a child, "To feel life growing with you is something very, very special, and I'm going to embrace that completely." Kidman went on to say, in an interview to Vogue Magazine, that you either walk through life and experience it or are a voyeur, and she's not a voyeur. I'm not 100% clear on what she meant but that, but frankly having an ultrasound does make one a bit of a voyeur! Your little unborn baby has no idea you're watching him or her do his or her thing in the womb.

Still, to see who it is that's giving you all those kicks, and that gas--well, it's nothing short of a miracle. I laugh now, but every time I even hear the heartbeat, which is about once a month, I get all weepy. There is nothing more beautiful than the sound of your child's heartbeat. Good luck to Nicole and Keith Urban as they wander through this glorious experience that is carrying and birthing a child. If she's like this now, just wait until she gets one of those 4-D ultrasounds!

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