Jaime Herndon is a professional writer and editor in New Jersey. She is a single-mom-by-choice to her toddler son, who has different needs, while also working full-time. Since 2009, she has written hundreds of articles on women's health, mental health, oncology, fertility, pregnancy, birth, parenting, and pediatrics for a variety of print and online sources, including Today's Parent, HuffPost, RosiePope.com, and Healthline.
Jaime graduated from Muhlenberg College with a BA in psychology and women's studies. She went on to earn her MS in counseling and clinical health psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, an MPH in maternal-child health from UNC-Chapel Hill, and her MFA in nonfiction writing from Columbia, where she also took classes in Narrative Medicine. She has also completed a neuropsychology practicum at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and a psycho-oncology practicum at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
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