Jennifer White is a former writer for Verywell Family covering parenting. She has authored parenting books and has worked in childcare and education fields for over 15 years. She now focuses much of her energy on raising her four children, participating in child-related community service projects, and expressing her views on parenting as a freelance writer.
Jennifer's experience includes:
Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science in elementary education from Millersville University and a Master's in education from Penn State University. Additionally, she has taken multiple workshops under the topics of breastfeeding, child development, children's nutrition, parenting, play therapy, prepared childbirth, hypnobirthing, and children's grief counseling.
Verywell Family is an award-winning, modern resource that supports you through all the stages of pregnancy and parenthood. We take a human approach to health and wellness content and reach more than 140 million readers annually.
Our editorial team includes writers, editors, and fact checkers who make sure our information is clear, accurate, and useful so you can make confident choices for your family.
Our writers are notable voices in their respective disciplines, including board-certified physicians, registered nurses, lactation consultants, parenting experts, and health journalists. These individuals are specifically selected for their extensive knowledge and real-world experience, as well as their ability to communicate complex information in a clear, helpful, and unbiased way.
Our team of qualified and experienced fact checkers provide a critical step in our commitment to content integrity. Fact checkers rigorously review articles for accuracy, relevance, and timeliness. We use only the most current and reputable primary references, including peer-reviewed medical journals, government organizations, academic institutions, and advocacy associations.