Nicole Crawford Title: Health and Wellness Writer Education: Ave Maria University, University of Leuven Location: Maryland Nicole has over a decade of experience as a freelance writer and editor specializing in health and wellness. She has worked with many families as a birth and postpartum doula, prenatal fitness specialist, and yoga instructor. Nicole is currently completing her certification to be a lactation consultant.Highlights:NASM-certified personal trainer Yoga Alliance RYT-200 instructorAFPA pre- and postpartum fitness specialist Experience In addition to her work in the health and wellness space, Nicole is a mom of six and loves following the latest research to help her family stay healthy and active. Education Bachelor of Arts - Philosophy (Ave Maria University)Master of Arts - Philosophy (University of Leuven) About Health Health.com, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is an award-winning online resource for empathetic, trustworthy, and actionable health and wellness information so you can make the best choice for your health. We reach more than 9 million readers a month. We ensure the accuracy of our content by relying on seasoned health journalists, credentialed medical professionals and thorough fact checkers. Learn more about us and our editorial process.