As a parenting social media influencer, Katherine Stone, founder of Postpartum Progress, has appeared in a wide variety of media outlets spreading postpartum depression awareness and speaking to other topics related to parenting. In addition to Postpartum Progress, she is a regular columnist at Babble Voices and a contributor to the Huffington Post. She also writes a blog about vulnerability called the Fierce blog. Formerly she was a weekly columnist at AOL’s Parentdish. Her writing has also appeared at PBS, BlogHer, NBC’s TodaysMoms.com, Yahoo and More.
SOCIAL MEDIA INFLUENCE
Postpartum Progress has a very loyal following, with an average of 100,000 pageviews per month. Katherine Stone has been ranked in the top 30 in both 2011 and 2012′s Top 100 Mom Blogs, a list created by Disney parenting site Babble. Katherine has more than 10,000 followers on Twitter (@postpartumprog) and her 5,500+ Facebook Fans have helped make her Postpartum Progress Fan Page among the top 50 pregnancy Facebook pages according to Babble. If you’re a Klout score kind of person, click here for Katherine’s current score.
Postpartum Progress has been listed by a number of organizations among the top parenting, pregnancy and depression blogs in the United States. Katherine also was a 2011 BlogHer Voice of the Year, won a 2011 Media Award from Mental Health America, won the 2010 Bloganthropy Award for making a difference using social media, and was selected as a WebMD Health Hero in 2008. To see a full list, visit our Honors & Awards page.
PRESS COVERAGE & APPEARANCES
News media: ABCNews.com, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Washington Post, Washington Post, Huffington Post, Deseret News, Newsweek, US News & World Report, ABCNews.com, ABCNews.com, BuzzFeed, Boing Boing
Pregnancy, Parenting & Women’s media: The Today Show’s TodayMoms.com, Cafe Mom’s The Stir, Jezebel, iVillage, BabyCenter, Yahoo Shine! , She Knows, Blisstree, Lamaze’s Giving Birth With Confidence part 1 and part 2, The Motherhood, Babble, ParentDish, Aiming Low, More, Fit Pregnancy, Scholastic Parent & Child, Pregnancy, Cookie, Parenting.com’s More Must-Read Mom
Health media: Health.com: 12 Great Depression Blogs , Health.com: Who Gets Postpartum Depression, PBS, WebMD the Magazine, Sirius Doctor Radio, American Medical News (American Medical Association), Psych Central, Esperanza, Band Back Together
KATHERINE STONE WRITING SAMPLES