Leigh Weingus

Leigh Weingus



Wellness, Parenting


University of California, Davis


Leigh is a lifestyle writer specializing in health, wellness, and parenting content. She reviews products for Verywell Family.



Leigh is a New York-based writer with a decade of experience in media. Prior to going freelance, Leigh held in-house senior editor positions at HuffPost, Elite Daily, and Mindbodygreen. An Oakland, California native, Leigh moved to New York in 2010 and never looked back.


Leigh has her BA in Communications from the University of California, Davis.

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