Cat Bowen

Cat Bowen (she/her) is a lifestyle writer at Romper, covering everything from breastfeeding and sexual health to special needs parenting. In addition, she writes about beauty, food, nutrition, and loves to pen product reviews, especially when it comes to the best goodies at Costco, Target, and Trader Joe's. Before coming to Romper, Cat published a popular recipe and book blog as well as doing stints in the health and fitness writing industry. She also spent time in commerce writing, creating content for companies like Silk, Reebok, and 91 Cellars. Cat studied Nursing at The College of Staten Island, and earned her degree in English from Brooklyn College. She is currently enrolled in graduate school at the City University of New York, Graduate Center, where she serves on multiple boards. When Cat isn't writing or studying, you can find her at the park, reading a good book or catching up on politics while her kids play, or running along the bay in Brooklyn, New York. She also loves spending time creating fun and healthy meals for her family. She can be found on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cattbowen
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May The Fourth Be With You

16 Star Wars Quotes About Love That'll Make You Feel All The Feels

Because what is this franchise about if not love?

Babies

How To Tell If Your Baby's Behavior Is A Sign Of Stimming

No matter what, experts say you don’t need to panic.

Pregnancy

The Truth Behind All Of Those “Swallowing Sperm Is Beneficial” Rumors

Honestly, you could just take a vitamin.

Breastfeeding

Weaning Really Shakes Things Up — & Can Even Make You Feel Pregnant

Blame those hormones.

Sex

Everything You Need To Know About Sex Toys During Pregnancy

Your favorite vibrator is still safe.

Breastfeeding

How Breast Milk Adapts To Baby's Needs Even With Pumping

Seriously, breast milk is amazing.

Sex

Don't Stress: 1st Trimester Orgasms Do Not Cause Miscarriages

Postpartum

Here's How Your Clitoris Could Be Impacted By Childbirth & Pregnancy

(Honestly, you don’t have to panic though.)

Sex Toys

These Vibrators Are So Quiet, You Don’t Have To Worry About Waking The Baby

Plus it’s something other than a breast pump for the USB port by your bed.

Passover

Passover Is More Important Than Ever

A lot has happened in the past year, and we need this reminder of resiliency and social justice more than ever.

Passover

10 Beautiful Seder Plates, From Classic To Modern

Wine not included.

Holidays

10 Easter Egg Hunt Ideas For Toddlers That Go Beyond Yelling, "Find Them!"

(You may even get away with less candy, too.)

Breastfeeding

Um, Can Breast Milk Actually Go *Bad* Inside Your Boobs?

Turns out, your breasts are basically really great food storage.

Health

Here's Why Your Vagina Might Smell Like Poop, According To Experts

There could be an easy solution, but there could be something more serious happening.

Breastfeeding

Here's Why Your Boobs Spring A Leak Whenever You Hear A Baby Cry

It's super common, especially in those early weeks.

Sleep

Here's Why Your Baby Sleeps Like A Roast Chicken

Don’t lose sleep over this odd (and super adorable) sleeping position.

Health

Here's Why Your Vagina Might Have A Metallic Scent To It

Honestly, it's probably nothing to worry about.

Health

Why Your Vagina Smells Like Iron Actually Makes A Lot Of Sense

So don't freak out.

Books

These Dirty Books On Kindle Will Give Your Library A Serious Upgrade

A. Serious. Upgrade.

Symptoms

How To Tell If You're Leaking Pee, Amniotic Fluid, Or Something Else