KS Community Health Worker Coalition

Juliet Swedlund

Juliet is a Program Manager in the Community Health Worker Section at the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, and values the advancement and sustainability of the CHW profession. She is DONA Certified Birth Doula with 8 years of experience. In 2017 she founded the Topeka Doula Project, a 501c3 organization providing Doula support and Childbirth Education to low income families and adolescents, and incarcerated pregnant people. She attended the Simkin Center for Allied Birth in Seattle, WA where she achieved her DONA Birth Doula training (2014), Childbirth Education training (2018), and When Survivors Give Birth training (2019). She loves spending time with her three dogs, two kids, one cat, and her husband!