Blake Bakkila

Title: Editor
Education: Northwestern University


Blake Bakkila is a writer and editor with over 5 years of experience in media. She was previously a commerce editor at What to Expect and BabyCenter, covering content on parenting and pregnancy. Prior to that, she was an editor at Good Housekeeping as well as Health. She also has held editorial positions at Real Simple and People.

Blake's work can also be found at Carats & Cake, Delish, Prevention, and more.


Blake received a bachelor's degree in Journalism from Northwestern University, where she wrote for The Daily Northwestern.

About Health

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