Rachel Sokol



Pregnancy, Baby Products


Emerson College


Rachel Sokol is an NYC-based freelance writer who has written for SHAPE, MommyNearest.com, Reader's Digest, Univision, FamilyEducation.com, Pregnancy & Newborn, and more. She has a degree in magazine journalism from Emerson College. Rachel is a mother to two daughters and covers pregnancy and baby products for Verywell. You can follow her on Twitter @raymala.


Rachel's work has appeared on Shape.com, MommyNearest.com, Reader's Digest, Univision, FamilyEducation.com, Pregnancy & Newborn, Parents.com, and MSN.com, among others. She previously worked as a staff writer at Conde Nast and Hearst on brands like CosmoGirl!, Modern Bride, SmartMoney, Talent in Motion, and amNew York. 


Rachel has a B.S. in magazine journalism from Emerson College.

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