Pregnancy, especially first time pregnancy, is an exciting time filled with showers and celebrations. But it can also be a scary and stressful time, filled with lab tests, nerves, and endless birth preparations.
Dr. Amanda Alzena Sullivan, Ph.D. is a researcher and educator who writes on the topics of motherhood, pregnancy, child development, and STEM education. She is the co-creator of the ScratchJr Coding Cards: Creative Coding Activities for Children Ages 5-7 (No Starch Press) and author of the book Breaking the STEM Stereotype: Reaching Girls in Early Childhood (Rowman & Littlefield). Most importantly, Amanda is a mom of one (soon to be two!) young children. Learn more about Amanda here: www.amandaalzenasullivan.com. Connect on Twitter @AASully.