New writing gig

blogher contributing editorI’m excited to announce that starting this week, I will be writing for BlogHer in the BlogHers Act: Maternal Health area.

While we were in Kansas over Christmas, I got an email from the wonderful women of BlogHer asking me if I’d be interested in joining them as a contributing editor writing on the topic of maternal health. As most of you know, pregnancy and birth, two big aspects of maternal health, are among my passions, so of course I said yes. I am thrilled for the opportunity to write about the things that I love (and I must admit the opportunity to be paid to write is rather appealing as well).

I found it rather ironic though that I came down with a cold just days later. So much for my own maternal health. ;)

While I believe I will be focusing on pregnancy and birth a great deal, I also plan to write about other areas of maternal health such as mental health, environmentalism, and nutrition.

Part of writing for BlogHer includes featuring other women bloggers who write about these topics on their own blogs as well, so don’t be surprised if you find your blog linked to over on BlogHer. :)

I’m honored to be a part of the BlogHer community. My first post there will be this Tuesday and now, if you will excuse me, I need to get to work. ;)


  1. Congrats Amy!! Nothing better then doing what you have a passion for :)

  2. Congratulations, Amy, my super blogging daughter! Those ladies know writing talent when they read it. Good luck-I know you’ll do great.

  3. That’s so awesome! Congratulations!! I’ll look forward to reading your articles. Hope to see you soon now that the new year is has arrived and our illnesses are (almost) a thing of the past!

  4. Yay! We’re looking forward to having you join us on BlogHer. It’s going to be a great year. :-)

  5. Wow! Congrats!! I look forward to reading your articles!

  6. Congratulations! You have so much to contribute, though, I really should be congratulating BlogHer. :)

  7. Your hard work and passion are really paying off – Congratulations, Amy! Be sure to link any articles you write to your blog so we’ll all get to see when you make your grand debut. :)

  8. Amy, congratulations are in order! You will be an excellent addition to Blogher and I look forward to your weekly contributions.
    Way to go, girl!

  9. Way to go, Amy!! I’m really excited for you! Link over to your first article so I don’t forget to read it.

  10. congratulations!I am so happy and excited for you!

  11. so cool! what an honor, congrats!

  12. Yippee! Great job – you should be proud!
    Let me know if you if you need any tips on healthy family meals :-)

  13. Amy! So thrilled for you. I come over here to catch up and get all kinds of great updates. Hooray for you, can’t wait to read it!

  14. Congratulations!
    I so look forward to reading. My daughter recently had a baby and she is struggling with post partum. It would be nice to pull up some information for her from a community of women just like herself.

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