Your health journey is uniquely individual. My job is to provide information. Your job is to choose the best health options for you.
Ali is a Registered Nurse and Midwife with over 12 years of experience. Her favourite part of this job is working with new parents, teaching and encouraging them in their new role as "Mom" or "Dad".
Prior to her time as a Midwife, she worked as a qualified nanny and as a qualified fitness instructor. Ali is also Mom to two children and a cat. She understands the parenting struggle from a real-world perspective.
Verywell Family is an award-winning, modern resource that supports you through all the stages of pregnancy and parenthood. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 140 million readers annually.
Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices for your family.
Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, registered nurses, lactation consultants, parenting experts, and health journalists. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.
Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.