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Kate Rope

writer, editor, mother

Brooklyn, NY

Kate Rope

Award-winning freelance journalist, editorial director of the Seleni Institute, coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

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My Book: A Guide to Making Good Choices for You and Your Baby

Coauthored by a maternal fetal medicine expert, this book offers moms great peace of mind.
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My Job: Editorial Director at the Seleni Institute

SELENI supports the mental and emotional well-being of women and mothers.
Seleni Institute Link to Story
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Dear Facebook: Stop Telling Me How to Raise My Kids

There’s something about parenting that makes us vulnerable to critiquing others and ourselves.
Parade Magazine Link to Story
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HuffPost: Bittersweet Loneliness of Motherhood

Feeling alone at times is a small price to pay for the experience of bringing a person into your life.
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HuffPost: Throwing a New Mom Pity Party

Can we all agree to expand the party line about motherhood to include topics we don't like talking about?
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Cookie Magazine: Living on the Edge

Postpartum anxiety led me down a trail of panic, tears, exhaustion, and eventually, salvation.
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Seleni Institute: How Mother’s Day Has Changed For Me

Life is messy. Motherhood is messy. And there are enough folks out there putting on the whitewash.
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Parents Magazine: Taking Medication During Breastfeeding

Yes, you can take care of your health and your baby's health at the same time. Here's how.
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Parents.com: Taking Medication During Pregnancy

How to make good choices for you and your baby—and feel good about them.
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Babycenter: Fascinating trends in pregnancy and birth

From technological advances that sound like science fiction to trends that harken back to a century ago, here's the latest and most fascinating news from the world of pregnancy and birth.
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Freakonomics Radio: “The Economist’s Guide to Parenting”

Maybe economists are exactly the people we need to sort this through. Maybe.
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Real Simple: Why So Much Negativity on the Internet?

Is there something about turning on a computer and hitting “post” that changes how civilized we are? Yes. Here's why.
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About

Kate Rope

An award-winning freelance journalist with expertise in health, pregnancy, and parenting.

Editorial director of the Seleni Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to maternal and reproductive mental health.

Coauthor of The Complete Guide to Medications During Pregnancy and Breastfeeding.

A mom to two daughters.

Her writing has appeared in many publications including Fitness, Glamour UK, Mother Jones, National Geographic Adventure, Parade, Parents, Parenting, Real Simple, and Shape.

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Skills

  • Parenting
  • Editing
  • Writing