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Aliza Zelin Neidich

Freelance Writer


Lehigh University , Columbia University



Aliza Zelin Neidich is a freelance writer covering family, maternal care, lifestyle, health, and wellness topics. She is the mother of two young boys and passionate about maternal health and family issues. Her personal experience with a traumatic birth drove her to amplify the conversation surrounding maternal care.

Aliza is a New York City native and worked in fashion public relations and marketing for five years after college. During this time she also wrote for various lifestyle websites and studied writing at Columbia University. She then moved to Los Angeles where she met her husband, eventually transitioning to her role of mother and freelance writer.


Bachelor of Arts, Journalism from Lehigh University

Post-baccalaureate writing studies at Columbia University

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