Christiane Northrup, M.D., visionary pioneer in women’s health, is a board-certified ob/gyn, former assistant clinical professor of ob/gyn at the University of Vermont College of Medicine, and three-time New York Times bestselling author of Women's Bodies, Women's Wisdom, The Wisdom of Menopause and Goddesses Never Age: The Secret Prescription for Radiance, Vitality, and Well-being. Internationally known for her empowering approach, Dr. Northrup embraces medicine that acknowledges the unity of mind, body, emotions, and spirit, and teaches women to create health by tuning into their inner wisdom. After decades spent transforming women’s understanding of their sacred bodies and processes, Dr. Northrup now teaches women (and men) to thrive at every stage of life.
Her second book, #1 New York Times bestseller The Wisdom of Menopause (2001, 2011) has helped millions of women embrace the mind/body revolution of the “change” and the tremendous potential that accompanies it. She was a frequent guest on the Oprah Winfrey show and Ms. Winfrey turned to Dr. Northrup for insight when reaching “The Big M.” Dr. Northrup’s books which also include Women’s Bodies, Womens's Wisdom, Dodging Energy Vampires, A Daily Dose of Women’s Wisdom, Goddesses Never Age, Making Life Easy, Mother Daughter Wisdom, The Secret Pleasures of Menopause Playbook, The Wisdom of Menopause Journal, and the children’s book, Beautiful Girl, have been translated into 30 languages.
Dr. Northrup writes, “My most fervent prayer is that women all over the world wake up to the power, privilege, and pleasure of being a woman.” Her line of Amata Life supplements and beauty products is the latest step in a lifelong mission to inspire women to flourish. Made using the Pueraria mirifica plant, a traditional medicine that Thai women have used for 700 years, Amata Life helps alleviate the symptoms of menopause so women can thrive in the wisdom of this uniquely female life stage.