About Dr. Abby Jorgensen

About Dr. Abby Jorgensen

Dr. Abby Jorgensen is the creator of Haven Bereavement Doulas and the manager of the HCBD Haven Certified Bereavement Doula program. She works as a professor of sociology and health care ethics at Saint Louis University in Missouri, USA, where she teaches and researches topics related to family sociology and methods with foci in health, politics, and culture. Dr. Jorgensen is also a doula and childbirth educator, specializing in birth and bereavement. She combines these two roles in her research and teaching on how to best support families through perinatal loss.

Dr. Jorgensen’s credentials include: Ph.D.(Sociology), LCCE, CD(DONA), and CD(ProDoula). She is also a staff teacher at the Institute for the Study of Birth, Breath, and Death.