Rachel Gurevich

Rachel Gurevich, RN

Fertility Advocate

Expertise

Fertility

Education

University of Pittsburgh

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— Rachel Gurevich, RN

Experience

Rachel Gurevich is a fertility advocate and author who has written hundreds of articles on living with infertility, from the concerned-but-unsure stage, to navigating treatment options, to coping with the daily stress. Rachel vividly remembers her concerns when struggling with infertility, and she uses those experiences to write compassionate articles that answer practical questions and offer support. 

A professional member of the Association of Health Care Journalists, Rachel has been writing about women’s health since 2001. She is a coauthor of "Birth Plans for Dummies" and the author of "The Doula Advantage: Your Complete Guide to Having an Empowered and Positive Birth with the Help of a Professional Childbirth Assistant," "FabJob Guide to Become a Doula," and "FabJob Guide to Become a Death Doula."

In 2014, Rachel received The Hope Award for Achievement, from Resolve: The National Association for Infertility. "The Doula Advantage" received several endorsements, most notably from "America's Pediatrician" Dr. William Sears, and is also listed as recommended reading by the American Pregnancy Association. Rachel has also contributed to Reuters Health, Grateful.co, and USA Today, and has been featured on NPR.

Education

Rachel has a bachelor's degree in pure mathematics along with a minor in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

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