Alex Frost, Contributor DIY at Popular Science

Alexandra Frost

Contributor, DIY



  • Journalist and content marketing writer specialized in health, wellness, parenting and relationships, education, and business.
  • Experienced reporter dedicated to bringing balanced and in-depth coverage in an entertaining and informative style.
  • Other bylines include Glamour, Parents, Women’s Health, Reader’s Digest, Healthline, Today’s Parent, HuffPost, Washington Post, Shape, and Cincinnati Magazine.

Favorite weird science fact

A mother’s body sucks back in a breastfeeding baby’s backwash (slobber) and “reads” signals to tailor nutritional elements and immune responses in the milk to that specific child. It’s called the “backwash effect”.

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