Chauntel Brusie Title: Freelance Writer Chauntel Brusie is a registered nurse and a freelance writer with a focus on health and medical topics. Her work has appeared on What to Expect, Healthline, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Real Simple, and more. 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.