About Brighter Days, Darker Nights

This publication is about optimizing circadian rhythms and quantum wellness in pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. It is written by Nikko Kennedy, a certified Quantum Biology Practitioner and certified Labor and Postpartum Doula with a B.S. from the University of Oregon in Biopsychology. This research-focused content is written for both parents and practitioners.

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Anyone can read the most recent posts for free on the web and in the Substack website and app. You can find the publication’s archive here and follow Nikko’s Substack Notes here. But if you subscribe, you get much more content.

Free subscribers of Brighter Days, Darker Nights get:

  1. The Circadian Pregnancy Protocol (Downloadable PDF)

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Paid subscribers also get (currently $10/month or $100/year):

  1. Access to the Complete Archive

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About the Author

Nikko Kennedy, CLD, BS and mother of four

Nikko is a certified Quantum Biology Practitioner and certified Labor and Postpartum Doula with a B.S. from the University of Oregon in Biopsychology. She has been exploring the big question of how can we improve care of pregnant women and newborn babies for the past 17 years. Learn more about Nikko and book virtual doula and birth planning visits at nikkokennedy.com. Before launching her birth business, Nikko worked for a decade as an independent online marketing professional.


All material contained in this publication is for informational purposes only. This information is not intended to diagnose, prevent, or cure any medical condition, nor to replace medical advice offered by qualified health care providers. Any application of the material provided is at your own discretion and is your own, sole responsibility.

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Nikko Kennedy

Perinatal quantum biology practitioner and educator. Certified labor and postpartum doula. University of Oregon alumna. Mother of 4.