Jolene Brighten, ND is a licensed Naturopathic Physician, mother, herbalist, and Holistic Pelvic Care™ provider. She is recognized as a leading doctor in the field of postpartum women’s medicine, including autoimmunity and infertility. Dr. Jolene Brighten earned her doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, OR. She received her BS in Nutrition Science and completed graduate coursework in molecular nutrition at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. Having developed Hashimoto’s following the birth of her son, Dr. Brighten is a strong advocate for the Hashimoto’s community, with special emphasis in fertility, pregnancy, and postpartum thyroiditis. She is the author of the book, Healing Your Body Naturally After Childbirth: The New Mom’s Guide to Navigating the Fourth Trimester, and is launching a new program aimed to support fertility and healthy pregnancies for the Hashimoto’s community. She is a regular contributor to several publications and websites and lectures on the subject of postpartum care, autoimmunity, and women’s health to both healthcare providers and the public. She is a gardener, urban homesteader, yogi, medical visionary and natural birth advocate.