Risa Kerslake

Risa Kerslake


Health, Fertility, Parenting, Donor Eggs


Metropolitan State University



Risa Kerslake is a registered nurse, freelance journalist, and content marketing writer, and editor with more than a decade of experience in the health and parenting space. After spending the last decade blogging about her infertility treatments, she completed her family in 2019 after donor egg IVF. She's passionate about infertility and helping others advocate for their own health.

Risa has written extensively on women's health, perinatal, mental health, parenting, cancer, and fertility topics including IVF, donor egg, and parenting after infertility. She lives in Minneapolis, MN with her husband, two children, and Australian Cattle Dog, Toby.

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