Steph Montgomery

Steph Montgomery writes for Romper's Identity team, covering topics related to parenting, feminism, maternal health, reproductive health, mental health, domestic abuse, sexual assault, divorce, sex and relationships, and (of course) astrology. Steph has also been published in The Cut, The Establishment, ACLU's STAND magazine, Grounded Parents, Live Well Omaha, and a variety of other print and online publications. Steph currently lives in rural Nebraska with her spouse, five kids, and cats. When she's not busy writing, chasing kids around, cleaning up messes, and trying to change the world, Steph enjoys snuggling, making pies, home improvement projects, politics, reading paranormal fiction, yoga, and fitness. She has been actively involved in the reproductive rights and sexual and domestic violence advocacy movements for more than 20 years and is a passionate pro-choice feminist.
Steph Montgomery

Mental Health

Can Ovulation Cause Depression? Experts Explain

Don’t suffer in silence.

Breastfeeding

The Best Breastfeeding Positions For Large Breasts

Because it’s not exactly easy.

Life

7 Ways To Tell Your Pregnancy Is Going Well, According To Experts

Life

14 Moms Share The Grossest Thing Their Kids Have Put In Their Mouth

Health

Here's Why Your Vagina Itches At Night, According To Experts

Life

Here's How The Flu Affects Ovulation & Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant

Life

7 Moms Share Their Epic Multitasking Fails

Life

How Much Should A Preemie Baby Eat? An Expert Explains

Life

Here's When You Can Let Your Child Play Unsupervised, According To Experts

Life

8 Reasons TTC When You Already Have One Kid Is The Worst

Pregnancy

Here's When Your Belly Will "Pop" With Twins

Life

Here's What 6 Cm Dilation *Actually* Feels Like, According To Moms & Experts

Life

7 Signs Your Baby Feels Secure, According To Experts

Life

How "Fed Is Best" Saved These 10 Breastfeeding Moms

Life

10 Moms Share Their Most Embarrassing School Drop-Off & Pick-Up Moments

Life

Here's How Your Baby Recognizes Your Unique Smell, According To Experts

Life

Here's What It *Really* Means If Your Belly Is Low During Pregnancy

Life

Here's What You Should Know About Artificial Insemination

Life

15 Moms Share The Low-Key Weird Things They Do After Their Kids Go To Sleep

Expecting

Here's What Experts Have To Say About Headaches & Labor