Caroline Shannon-Karasik is a lifestyle writer at Romper where she covers parenting, motherhood and women's health topics. She is a passionate mental health advocate, including bringing more awareness to conditions that specifically affect women during the postpartum phase of pregnancy and childbirth. Caroline's writing has also been featured in The Cut, Narratively, Women's Health, Good Housekeeping, Well+Good, Redbook, Tonic and InStyle. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Caroline lives with her husband Dan, daughter Claire and four — yes, four — adopted cats. She is currently writing a memoir. Follow Caroline on Instagram @carolineshannonkarasik and Twitter @CSKarasik. More can be found at carolineshannon.com.