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.





Gina Flake 

Serving Conway, Cabot, Ward, Jacksonville, North Little Rock and Little Rock


Gina L. Flake, CBD, PE

{Certified Birth Doula, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist}


Phone: 501-796-3180



Birth by Design has set the standard for professionalism, moral excellence and consistency in the role of supportive women’s health care. We deeply believe that “birth is better together”! As a result we work hard to maintain healthy relationships with midwives, OB/GYN's and nurses in that areas we support families.

Our name Birth by Design reflects our belief that giving birth is beautifully and perfectly designed by God. We provide a variety of resources regarding the normalcy of pregnancy, childbirth, nursing, newborn care, and beyond. We support and empower women of all backgrounds and beliefs to find and trust their instincts to birth and mother their babies in confidence. When you hire Birth by Design you receive more than an individual, rather, a team of professional support for your pregnancy, birth, postpartum and beyond.

Birth by Design Birth & Postpartum Services provides support through birth doulas, postpartum doulas, lactation support and other non medical services that educate, empower, and encourage women to experience optimal birth and postpartum success. What started as one professional woman making a difference is now a solid group of women making a difference to provide supportive care of women and families throughout Central Arkansas.