Meet Jenny Gerfen, Student Midwife!


Jenny attends Southwest Wisconsin Technical College for direct-entry midwifery.  She originally hails from Bellingham, Washington, and is excited to call beautiful southern Minnesota her new home.  After exploring many different career and life paths, a friend recommended midwifery; she attended her first birth as a doula in 2015, and has ever since loved everything midwifery stands for – respect and empowerment for women and families.  When she’s not at River Valley Birth Center learning how to be a midwife, Jenny enjoys hiking with her dog Banjo, camping, seeing live music, gardening, making art, and cooking.

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