I am thrilled to share my new Audible Original podcast, Soldiers of Science, which I co-wrote with Alan Alda (who also narrates). Here's the backstory. Two years ago Audible asked me to look into a little-known program during the Vietnam War that enabled doctors—all...
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Kate Talks to Therapist Mom of Twins
It was a pleasure to talk about how you can take care of yourself as a mom with Stephanie on the Therapist Mom of Twins podcast. Need the inspiration to start taking care of you? Check out our important conversation!
Forbes Features Kate’s Writing Journey
Kate Rope decided shortly after graduating from college that she wanted to be a journalist. But it was only after ten years of actively pursuing a writing career, and then battling postpartum anxiety, that she found her true calling.
Op-Ed on Supporting the Mental Health of Moms for Alyssa Milano
I was thrilled when Alyssa Milano asked me to write an op-ed on my experience with postpartum anxiety and why we need to prioritize the emotional wellbeing of moms at the personal and policy level. Check it out on her website patriotNOTpartisan.
Kate on the Two Haute Mamas Podcast
I had a blast talking to the lively and hilarious Sheletta Bundridge and Lindy Vincent about how to support young girls in getting in touch with their anger and expressing it productively. Take a listen to these ladies. Hear Kate on the Two Haute Mamas Podcast.
Are You Taking Care of the MIP?
I was so happy to connect with the awesome women of the Pickup Line, a fantastic newsletter that delivers everything you need to know to your phone so you have something to do while you're, wait for it, waiting in the pickup line! We all agreed that helping moms take...
When Pregnancy or New Motherhood Isn’t “The Happiest Time of Your Life”
Becoming a mother is a huge transition that brings an incredible range of emotional responses. Some are known as the “baby blues,” a two-week period of mood swings and a feeling of overwhelm after delivery. Others can happen in pregnancy, begin or last longer than two...
A Small List of Big Ways to Take Care of Yourself
Self-care is not a catch phrase and it is not just mimosas and manicures. It's a regular practice that restores you. Think back over your whole life—childhood, high school, dating, college, your first years living on your own. What have you done that has brought you...
How to Start Moving Your Body to Improve Your Mood
One of the best things you can do for your emotional wellbeing is to move your body on a relatively consistent basis. That's because regular exercise releases the “feel-good” chemicals (endorphins) in your brain and it actually increases the levels of the...
Cool Mom Picks Loves Strong as a Mother!
I am so honored that CoolMomPicks reviewed Strong as a Mother and had this to say: "Your needs fall under so many categories, and this book covers them all, in a helpful, friendly, totally judgment-free style. There’s pregnancy sex, supplementing breast milk,...
I Had a Blast on One Bad Mother!
Being a guest on the amazingly accepting and amusing podcast One Bad Mother was a dream come true for me. Please listen and share my candid conversation on mental health, asking for help, and learning on the job as a mom!
Hear Me Talk About the Mental Health of Moms on the Mom & Mind Podcast!
I was thrilled to join Dr. Kat Kaeni to talk with her about postpartum anxiety and what moms need to know about perinatal mood and anxiety disorders and what we can do to help all moms get the support they deserve. Listen here.