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Emily P.G. Erickson

Emily P.G. Erickson is a freelance writer who holds a master’s degree in psychology. Emily’s helpful, science-backed journalism and essays about mental health, mindfulness, and motherhood have appeared in The New York TimesWIREDRomperElemental, and elsewhere. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and three children.

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Saint Paul, MN

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Fitness & Nutrition, Health & Medicine, Lifestyle, Parenting, Science, Wellness
Mental health, mindfulness, motherhood


Essays, Editing, News

Writing Credits

The New York Times, WIRED, Romper, Elemental, Scary Mommy, Motherly, Motherwell

Selected Work

As author, unless indicated otherwise.

What To Expect When You’re Expecting The Worst
The New York Times
Jan 14, 2021

People who have lost pregnancies often emotionally distance themselves when they become pregnant again. But is that healthy?


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