Julie Kirk

Julie Kirk

Julie Kirk is a Phoenix-based freelance medical writer. Her areas of expertise include women’s health, pregnancy, gynecology, infertility, radiology, sonography, endometriosis, ovarian cancer and other various conditions and diseases.

Medical Background

Her medical background includes 25 years as a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) with 17 years specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.

Writing Experience

Julie has been writing in some capacity for over 20 years. She had her own column, wrote freelance articles and movie and restaurant reviews for City View, a Chicago publication. She also wrote health newsletters for OB/GYN offices. She forayed into various fiction genres including screenwriting, novel writing, short stories and her most recent project is a medical thriller that is near completion.

She is the owner of Kirk Medical Writing and completed Dr. Emma Nichols' medical writing courses. While medical and health-related writing is Julie's specialty, she also enjoys writing about non-medical topics as well.

Other Interests and Hobbies

An avid animal lover, Julie is always willing to help out the local dog rescues. Sea turtles are another favorite of hers; she has even traveled to Costa Rica and Cuba for sea turtle nesting season.

Other hobbies she enjoys are traveling, photography, anything artsy/crafty and movies. A good spy thriller is her genre of choice these days.


Julie is an official empty nester. She is the proud mom of two grown sons and excitedly welcomed her first grandbaby early this year.


Most Recent Contributions by Julie Kirk

Can You Have Sex and Conceive on the Day You Ovulate?

You are most likely to conceive if you have sex during your six day fertile window than on any other day during your menstrual cycle. Carefu ... Read More

How to Survive Pelvic Rest

If you are experiencing certain complications with your pregnancy, your physician may put you on pelvic rest. Be reassured that there are wa ... Read More

Risk Factors and Causes for Miscarriages at 7 Months

A miscarriage at 7 months is actually considered a stillbirth because it is a pregnancy loss that occurred after 20 weeks gestational age. T ... Read More

Tests and Methods for Predicting Baby's Gender

There are many tests and methods to find out your baby's gender. While the medical tests performed to determine gender are more conclusive, ... Read More

Using Acupressure and Acupuncture During Labor

Acupuncture and acupressure have been found to help alleviate the pain experienced during labor. However, if you decide you would like to us ... Read More

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