Kate Rope is an award-winning freelance journalist whose work has appeared in many publications and online outlets including the New York Times, Real Simple, CNN.com, Shape, Glamour UK, BabyCenter, Parade and Parenting. She is author of the forthcoming Strong as a Mother: How to Be Happy, Healthy and (Most Importantly) Sane From Pregnancy to Parenthood: The Only Guide to Taking Care of YOU! (May 2018) and coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Kate serves on the advisory board of the Seleni Institute and as an advisor of the Georgia chapter of Postpartum Support International. She lives in Atlanta with her husband and two daughters.