Amy Walsh, M.D. Title: Freelance writer Education: University of Iowa Amy Walsh is an emergency physician at two critical access hospitals. In addition to contributing to Parents, she has written pregnancy and parenting articles for FemInEM. Amy is also a mother. About Parents Parents, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for trustworthy, empathetic, and supportive information and inspiration for your families. We reach 9 million readers a month. Our content is written by experienced journalists, fact checked, and reviewed by our Expert Review Board for accuracy. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.