My own health journey inspired me to help others learn how to educate and advocate for themselves in achieving optimal mental and physical health. Everyone deserves access to quality and affordable healthcare—a goal I will never stop fighting for.
Leah has been working as a full-time parenting and health writer since 2013. As a single mom by choice with a chronic health condition and parenting a child with a chronic health condition, Leah grew passionate about ensuring that all families have the health coverage they need.
Leah is also author of the book Single Infertile Female and has written extensively on the topics of infertility, adoption, and parenting.
Leah earned a BS in Developmental Psychology at San Diego State University.
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