About Janel




 Before I had children of my own I went to a Midwifery Intensive program in California and for the past 7 years I’ve been providing various forms of support to families in pregnancy, birth and beyond. I’ve birthed on two occasions:  my spirited 3 year old daughter and as a surrogate for a queer family. I’ve been asked why I love birth so much and the answer is as much a mystery as the act itself but if I had to try: Birth is the last mysterious thing, it can’t be googled, it’s variable, it’s timeless, it’s wild, spiritual, and unpredictable. And, no matter how it happens it feels like the closest thing to Magic.