Robin Elise Weiss, PhD, MPH, is a writer for The Spruce covering baby celebrations. She is a professor, childbirth and postpartum educator, certified doula, doula trainer, and lactation counselor.
- Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Informational Sciences
- Winner of the Elisabeth Bing Award, The Normal Birth Award, the President's Award from Lamaze International, and the Coalition for Maternity Services (CIMS) Forum Award
- Author of over 10 books, including The Everything New Mother's First Year, The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion, and more
- Robin has over 20 years of experience in freelance writing, in addition to her work as a professor, childbirth, and postpartum educator. She has written more than 10 books including The Everything New Mother's First Year and The Complete Illustrated Pregnancy Companion.
Robin holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) in public health education and promotion and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in health management and systems science from the University of Louisville.
She received her childbirth education certifications from Lamaze International and ICEA, where she is also certified as a postpartum educator and prenatal fitness educator. Robin is a doula and doula trainer, certified by DONA International.
About The Spruce
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