We believe on supporting individuals, their partners and family through life transitions- mentrual cycle, birth, post partum, abortion, loss and miscarriage. We provide information and support to allow individuals and families make the best decisions for themselves!
She is a Queer Peruvian radical spectrum birth worker, community organizer, gardener, herbalist, third generation plant based cook, researcher, writer, educator, eco-feminist and life-long student. She is invested of providing support to single parents, individuals and families of color, spanish speaking folks, LGBT*Q families and allies.
Educations, Trainings and Research
Full Spectrum Birth Work Related Trainings
-She has been trained as an Abortion Doula/Companion through the Bay Area Doula Project and Los Angeles Doula Project, she then trained as a Loss & Bereavement Companion through Hearthside Perinatal Bereavement Care.
-Anabel has been trained as a Birth & Post Partum Doula/Companion through Doula Training International and has also trained as Birth Doula/Companion with CAPPA. She has also been trained as a birth worker through the Queer and Trans* People of Color Birthwork project.
-She is has a certificate for Bloodborne Pathogens & Infection Control for Placenta Encapsulators, and has trained as a Placenta Encapsulation through Full Circle Placenta. Anabel has also trained with Medicina Placenta Chile as a traditional placenta medicine companion.
She has a degree on Interdisciplinary Studies from University of California Berkley and wrote her thesis on the forced sterilization of Quechua people in the Andes. She also has a certificate on Global Sustainability from University of California Los Angeles. Anabel is currently a student midwife.
Besides academic education and trainings, Anabel has gained knowledge around full spectrum birth work through personal research and diverse workshops and conversations with birth workers, herbalists and reproductive justice advocates throughout the Abya Yala (also known as Latin America) and Turtle Island (also known as North America). She is invested or (re)learning and (re)taking traditional Latin American practices and incorporating them to her practice whenever it is culturally appropriate for the individual or family she is supporting.