Kate Rope Explains How To Be Strong as a Mother and Take Care of YOU!


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This week’s episode features a lengthy, in-depth conversation with journalist and author Kate Rope. We discuss her incredible new book STRONG AS A MOTHER, mental health during pregnancy and parenthood, and much more.

We’re also giving away a copy of her book on the podcast! Listen to find out how you can enter for a chance to win! (Winner must live in the US or Canada to receive their copy of the book, as those are the only two regions releasing on May 1.)

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.

You can find her at www.katerope.com and follow her on Twitter @katerope and Instagram @strongasamotherbook.

The New York Times article we discuss in the episode can be found here: https://parenting.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/23/preparing-to-lose-my-mind-after-giving-birth/

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