About Danielle Jernigan

Danielle Jernigan is a former medical scientist turned doula, writer, and trauma-informed book coach. Her work is dedicated to helping Black mothers who have experienced complex trauma heal through writing and publishing those stories to share with the world. Before studying publishing and creative writing at Drexel University, she earned her MS in Medical Science from Indiana University School of Medicine. Her work has appeared in Madame Noire, Nourishing Word and the NYT Parenting Newsletter. Her current work in progress has been described as a beautiful love letter to Black mothers who have survived complex trauma. A mother of two living children, she lives in the Midwest with her youngest, a daughter who is a nonverbal person with autism.


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