Emily Varnam (pronouns: She/Her)  proud aunt of Nyah Soleil, doula and educator and virgo. Her background is in therapy work and family work. She facilitates with a focus on healing and is committed to building community and home. She enjoys living slowly, being with her family, making ferments and singing.

Kelsey Knight (pronouns: She/Her) is a registered nurse specializing in childbirth and a lactation consultant in New York City. For her, the information Fifth Vital Sign shares is one small way to address individual and collective gaps in body literacy as a result of a harmful educational and health system, and one way to heal. She loves to tell and document stories through writing, photography, and film.