We are happy to provide listings for your community.  The birth professionals listed have endorsed the Military Birth Resource Network's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and where applicable they have a base license. These professionals endorse our goal to make a positive difference for pregnant women, new mothers, and their families through education, nurturing, and advocacy while fostering respect, knowledge, and integrity among professionals everywhere. 

Find  a birth or postpartum doula. There are a range of levels of experience for doulas from the newly trained doula to a doula with many years experience.  Doulas listed on our website do not work for MBRN or the local chapter. There are a range of "well seasoned" to "brand new" doulas to fit your needs. Doulas listed on our website do not work for MBRN or the Local Chapter.  We support a mother's right to choose the type of birth that is right for her - un-medicated, medicated, cesarean, VBAC, home birth, hospital birth, or birth center birth.  Every woman will choose birth practices that she feels is right for her and regardless of those choices, our goal is to support her during this incredibly important time.  There are variations in philosophies and practices in the professionals listed in our member guide.  The doulas within our network are trained by a national or internationally recognized organization.  It is the responsibility of each consumer to verify the credentials of each professional.  MBRN encourages consumers to interview professionals to determine which professional is the right person for their needs.  Some doulas may provide volunteer services while others will charge a fee for service, MBRN does not regulate a doulas' fee but the network does encourage doulas participating in this program to consider each families' situation and circumstances.


Professionals

 

Suffolk Independent Midwives

Serving RAF Lakenheath Area

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Joanna Bird

{Independent Midwife  R.M.}

Phone: 07754538701

Email: joannajden@aol.com

Website: Suffolk Independent Midwives

My name is Joanna Bird, and I am an Independent Midwife, providing private prenatal, postnatal and home birth services to USAF families in the Lakenheath area.  Services are designed with women and their families in mind, who wish to experience that ‘personal touch’ of one-to-one midwifery, with friendly, professional and evidence-based care, which is tailor-made to suit your own individual needs - all in the comfort of your own home. 

I am an advocate for empowering women to make informed choices and in helping them to achieve a rewarding, positive and safe childbirthing experience.

Your birth should be special and you should be treated as an individual, with care and respect – Always!  So it is very important to me that your labour is based on your own personal needs and I strive to offer you flexibility and control.  I will use my experience in natural childbirth and complementary therapies, to help you take an active role in birthing your baby and experiencing that most precious of moments.

 

Bonding Hearts Doula Support

Serving Raf Lakenheath/Raf Mildenhall

 
 

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Amy Rolon

{Birth Doula}

Phone: 07490333424

Email: Bondingheartsdoula@gmail.com

I am a mother of two wonderful daughters. I provide emotional and physical support for mothers and their birth partners during the prenatal, birth and postpartum periods. The information I give to my clients is evidence based and I am here to support the decisions they make for the birth they want.  Continuity of care and support is very important to me and I love being able to witness women tap into their inner strength and reach their birth goals. 


Katie Basher Doula Services

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Katie Basher

{Birth, Postpartum Services and Placenta Specialist}

Website: Katie Basher Doula Services

Email: KBasher.Doula@yahoo.com

Phone: 07490111282

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I am a Mom of two wonderful, spunky boys and a wife to my hardworking, supportive husband. We have a dog named Mocha and a cat named Ms. Kitty. We are a  homeschooling family,  enjoy the outdoors and love being around people.

I have supported my friends and family through pregnancy, labor and postpartum. They tend to come to me for questions and support. I have a passion for learning and educating and encouraging them to make informed decisions that are right for them. I believe every woman should be comfortable and confident with the choices she made and her own intuitions. I have a great interest with the entire process of pregnancy and labor it is a powerful experience that is often misunderstood and misrepresented.


Sarah Pekins Photography

Serving RAF Lakenheath RAF Mildenhall RAF Feltwell & surrounding areas

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Sarah Pekins

{Photographer & Videographer specializing in Birth Story Documentary, Motherhood & Newborn Sessions}

Website: Sarah Pekins Photography

Email: sarahpekinsphotography@yahoo.com

Phone: +44 07828 774700

I am a true story teller at heart & I take that approach when telling each of your stories. I love capturing real emotions and the true spirit of families. Every birth story is unique and every story should be told. I am here to tell it for you!