Erin Heger Title: Writer Education: University of Kansas Location: Olathe, Kansas Expertise: Health and wellness, parenting, mental health Erin is a Kansas City-based freelance journalist with more than five years experience writing about parenting and health topics.Erin's writing on maternal mental health and postpartum health has appeared in The Atlantic, the Huffington Post, Baby Center and more.Prior to freelancing full-time Erin worked in health care advocacy and political organizing to make health care more accessible for the uninsured and under-insured.Erin covers a wide range of topics with a focus on health and wellness, parenting, maternal mental health and health care policy. Experience Erin is a Kansas City-based freelance journalist whose parenting and health writing has appeared in The Atlantic, the Huffington Post, Insider, Rewire News Group, Baby Center, Truly Mama, Romper, Ravishly and more. Erin has more than five years experience writing about health and wellness topics, including maternal mental health and postpartum health. Prior to freelancing full-tome, Erin worked in health care advocacy helping uninsured and under-insured populations access health care. Education Erin has a Bachelor's Degree in journalism and a Bachelor's Degree in political science from the University of Kansas 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.