Katherine (@postpartumprog) is founder and editor of the blog Postpartum Progress, a parenting writer for Babble Voices., and she blogs at the Fierce blog, about empowerment. She also founded and runs a national nonprofit helping women with postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety and all other mental illnesses related to pregnancy and childbirth. In 2012, Katherine was named one of the fiercest women in America as part of More magazine’s annual Fierce List. Katherine was listed among the top ten most influential mom bloggers in 2011 and 2012 by Babble, and has been selected as a Health Hero by WebMD. Additionally, she won the 2010 Bloganthropy Award, given for using social media to make a difference, and a 2011 Media Award from Mental Health America, given for outstanding coverage and portrayals of mental health issues during the previous year.
Katherine has been featured or mentioned by the New York Times, CNN, Huffington Post, Yahoo, AOL, PBS, The Today Show, HLN, ABC News, iVillage, Health.com, the Washington Post and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution among others. She often speaks publicly at such events as SXSW and BlogHer, as well as at conferences focused on women, and those on mental health.