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Nerissa J Velten

Nerissa is a Certified Professional and Licensed Midwife in the state of California and also an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. She provides well-woman, prenatal and postpartum care to birthing people and attends homebirths. She was also a La Leche League Leader for 20 years. Besides attending births stateside, Nerissa has provided midwifery care and taught midwifery students, volunteering her time in Senegal, the Philippines, Haiti and most recently in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh. Her next adventure will be serving the people of Botswana with the Peace Corps in August 2023. Nerissa has two college-aged daughters who were both born at home in beautiful waterbirths with the help of midwives.

Sat 10:00am - 10:50am Human Rights in Childbirth/Birth Justice Convo Table 07