The New York Times

Health reporting for the New York Times Well page:

Do DHA Supplements Make Babies Smarter? (The New York Times, online and print, 3/30/17)

Doctors No Longer Rush to Cut the Umbilical Cord (The New York Times, 3/2/17)

When Kids Are in the Bed: The Ups and Downs of Co-Sleeping (The New York Times, 8/24/16)


Ask Well columns for the New York Times (responses to reader questions)

Should I Take a Vitamin for Brittle Nails? (The New York Times, online and print, 3/3/17)

Do Dairy Foods Cause Mucus Production? (The New York Times, 2/24/17)

Are Fat Cells Forever? (The New York Times, 2/17/17)

Can Psychiatric Medications Blunt the Mother-Baby Bond? (The New York Times, print and online, 12/30/16)

Can a Child Drink Too Much Milk? (The New York Times, print and online, 10/21/16)

Can You Safely Lose Weight While Breast-Feeding? (The New York Times, print and online, 9/2/16)


Health and Science reporting for the Washington Post:

New type of baby monitors offers ‘peace of mind’ but may deliver just the opposite (Washington Post, print and online, 5/6/17)

Updated guidelines on infant sleep highlight danger of parents’ tiredness (Washington Post, print and online, 10/24/16)

Parenting articles for the Washington Post:

Parenting in the age of genetic testing, from the author of ‘The Gene Machine’ (Q&A, Washington Post, 2/28/17)

Seven things I wish I’d known before I had a miscarriage (Washington Post, 10/18/16)

In a world of overwhelming internet advice, here are 8 things parents should know (Washington Post, 10/26/15)


For Medical Examiner, at Slate:

Could a Breathable Mattress Help Your Baby Avoid SIDS? (Slate, 8/25/16)pdxparent_Fin-OL-MedBlue

Print magazine features:

Vax On: Inside the campaign to boost immunization rates for babies and kids in the Portland area (PDX Parent, print, May 2017)

Science Squad (PDX Parent, print, January 2017)

The Science of Sleep (PDX Parent, print, January 2016)


You can see a list of my academic publications at my Linkedin profile.