Dr. Cara Natterson

pediatrician, author
  • bio

    Cara Natterson, MD is a New York Times bestselling author. She has published several books about child health and wellness, writing for both adult and YA audiences. The most well-known among them are the updated version of The Care and Keeping of You 1: The Body Book for Younger Girls and the all new The Care and Keeping of You 2: The Body Book for Older Girls. These books launched in 2013 and have already sold well over a million copies. In 2015, she released The Care and Keeping of Us, a 3-book set teaching parents and kids how to speak about issues around puberty.

    Dr. Natterson is a graduate of Harvard College and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and she trained in pediatrics at the University of California at San Francisco. She is a Board certified pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.