About Saralyn Ward

Harnessing the power of motherhood to drive change

Hi! I’m Saralyn, a Colorado mom of three, author, entrepreneur, speaker, and advocate.

It’s always been my belief that — if given the opportunity to truly thrive — mothers have a unique collective power that can move mountains.

Despite our outward differences, we share a common bond: we want the best for our children. This shared goal cultivates empathy and understanding, demands positive change, and serves as the foundation for a future in which we all have the chance to succeed.

My mission is to help women recognize their full potential, individually and collectively, while bringing their needs, goals, and experiences to the forefront of public policy and dialogue. Together, we’re inspiring a generation of fulfilled, fun, and fearless mothers building a better future for themselves, their families, and the world at large.

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Saralyn Ward, NASM-CPT, is an award-winning writer, TV host, entrepreneur, and advocate whose passion is to inspire and empower women to live their best lives. She’s the founder of the Better After Baby mobile app, which offers postpartum workouts as well as a digital village of postpartum and pediatric experts, right in the palm of your hand. In 2018, Saralyn published Amazon’s #1 New Kindle Release in Babies and Toddlers: The Guide to Survive Motherhood: Newborn Edition – the first truly interactive and comprehensive resource for new moms. She writes for several publications including TODAY Parents, Thrive Global, Huff Post, Colorado Parent magazine, Dance magazine, elephant journal, 5280 Magazine, and Women of Denver magazine. Saralyn’s personal essays about parenthood have been honored with a Gold Medal by the Parenting Media Association.

Saralyn’s extensive fitness background as a Pilates instructor trainer and personal trainer has led to a successful career as a senior fitness editor at Healthline Media. She is the force behind The Mama Sagas: a digital video series and blog that uses stories to break down stigmas, building a village of compassionate and purpose-driven mamas. The Mama Sagas was named an Official Selection of the New York Television Festival, and as a regular parenting contributor on live morning TV, Saralyn offers tips to survive (and thrive!) in parenthood and beyond.

 As an staunch advocate for women’s health and wellbeing, Saralyn has led round-table discussions with members of Congress, worked with lobbyists to drive policy change for working mothers, and served as an ambassador for the #mywishformoms maternal mental health campaign. 

 When she’s not falling asleep over edits, you’ll find Saralyn climbing mountains or skiing down them with her three kids in tow.

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