Mary Sauer Title: Writer Education: Univeristy of Missouri - Kansas City Location: Kansas City, Missouri Expertise: maternal mental health, mental health, parenting, perinatal mood disorders, postpartum depression, postpartum anxiety, eating disorders and disorder eating, body image Mary is a freelance writer with eight years of experience reporting on mental health, pregnancy, and parenting. Her work can be found in Parade Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and Vice's Tonic. Experience Mary Sauer has reported on postpartum mental health for Vice's Tonic, specifically reporting on obsessive-compulsive disorder and the familial cycles of untreated maternal mental health disorders. Mary has also written about prenatal mood disorders and seeking help for depression and anxiety during pregnancy. 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.