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  • Cara Natterson, M.D.
    Board-Certified Pediatrician, Pediatric Consultant & Author
Cara Natterson, M.D. is a Board-Certified pediatrician, pediatric consultant, media expert, and a New York Times best-selling author. Dr. Natterson runs Worry Proof Consulting, the first of its kind pediatric practice that offers parents open-ended time to review everything from medical questions and biology basics to child development and parenting issues. She was a former partner at Tenth Street Pediatrics in Santa Monica, California, a large group practice serving infants, children and teenagers. A Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, she has treated thousands of children and guided their parents as well, and her consulting has extended beyond individual families to include Fortune 500 companies seeking expert advice on child health, wellness and safety issues.

Dr. Natterson has written five books, including "Worry Proof," winner of the The Wall Street Journal's Best Health Book of the Year Award, and authored the American Girl® book, "The Care & Keeping of You 2." She also updated American Girl's original, "The Care & Keeping of You," which has sold over three million copies. She also appears on television, in print, and on the Web and contributes to multiple Web-based health and parent outlets, such as Mom.Me and

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. In addition to MMRGlobal, she serves on the Medical Board of Advisors for The Honest Company and is a member of the Board of Directors of Baby 2 Baby. She also served nine years on the Board of Trustees of the John Thomas Dye School. Dr. Natterson lives in California with her husband and two children.