Near Birth

A book for thoughtful people who are curious about why the "right" way to have babies is so contested. A story weaving together bodies, knowledge, gender, technology, and the Californian "final frontier." An exploration of childbearing practices as microcosms of American cultural values.

An argument for how -- and why -- birth matters.

Journalism and Public Comment

Sharing research insights with as wide an audience as possible is key to why I value research.

Science Writing

I have written over 100 articles for Stanford Medicine's blog, SCOPE.

Academic Articles

I publish my own research on topics related to reproduction, in journals such as Cultural Anthropology and Engaging Science, Technology, and Society.