Riley Blanton Title: Writer Education: Old Dominion University, Friends University Location: Wichita, Kansas Expertise: Psychology, Marriage, Family Therapy, perinatal mental health Student therapist and freelance writer with a passion for maternal mental health. Founder of Postpartum Brain, a website designed to educate and encourage people on perinatal mental health. Experience writing for Healthline, Motherly, and more Experience Riley Blanton is a student therapist and freelance writer passionate about women’s issues. She is the founder of Postpartum Brain, a website on maternal mental health. She is passionate about sharing important information in a language easy to understand while sleep-deprived and covered in milk. She has three years in the perinatal mental health industry, and has been freelance writing for over six years. Education Riley holds a BA in Psychology from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA. She is completing her MS in Marriage and Family Therapy from Friends University in Wichita, KS. About Health Health, 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.