Kate Rope

writer, editor, mother

Atlanta, GA

Kate Rope

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


Preorder My New Book: Strong As a Mother

How to Stay Healthy, Happy, and (Most Importantly) Sane from Pregnancy to Parenthood
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Motherlode Blog: Preparing to Lose My Mind After Giving Birth

I knew from the beginning that I had a good shot at postpartum depression if I gave birth again.
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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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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.

Contributor to and the Huffington Post.

A mom to two daughters.

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



  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Parenting