Catherine Holecko

Catherine Holecko

Freelance Writer and Editor

Expertise

Health, Parenting, Pregnancy, Fitness

Education

University of Pennsylvania

Highlights

Experience

Catherine Holecko is a former writer for Verywell Family covering family fitness. Over 20 years of journalism, along with 14 years of motherhood, have turned Catherine into a first-hand expert on family fitness and other parenting topics. As a writer and editor, Catherine developed a special interest in kids' health. Now with her own two children, she encourages activity to promote physical and emotional well-being. Catherine's work has appeared in national magazines and websites including Parents and Highlights.

Education

Catherine Holecko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in English and French.

Verywell Family Editorial Process

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.

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