Ginni Mansberg was born in Sydney and studied medicine at Newcastle University. As well as being a physician, columnist, writer and former political advisor, Ginni is also medical advisor for Practical Parenting, Women's Health and That Life magazines. She appears regularly on Channel 7 Sunrise and The Morning Show and is well known as co-author (with Anne Thomson) of the book Why Am I So Tired. Ginni is married with a blended family of 8, with children ranging in age from 19 to 6. She also works as a general practitioner in Sans Souci in Sydney.