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.





Desert Birth & Wellness

61325 29 Palms Hwy, Suite E in Joshua Tree
Areas Serviced: MCAGCC 29 Palms 29 Palms, Joshua Tree, Yucca Valley, Morongo Valley, Desert Hot Springs, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio

Jennifer Crawford

{Birth & Postpartum Doula, IBCLC}
Facebook: Desert Birth & Wellness
Phone:  (760) 401-3735

From Labor Doula, Lactation Consultations, to Postpartum Support, we've got you covered.  We're here to assist your gentle transition into parenthood.  



Babymoon Lactation Consulting

Relocating to Okinawa, Japan July 2017

Kelli Zackary

{Breastfeeding and Infant Massage}
Phone: 760-362-8530
Fax: 760-362-8516

I’m a RN and IBCLC with over 13 years of experience helping moms breastfeed their babies. I offer Breastfeeding Counseling and incorporate Infant Massage into my consultations. I do in home consultations as well as in my office on base. I am a Tricare Authorized Provider and Tricare covers up to 6 one hour visits with me, no copay and no referral necessary. I am also an In-Network Provider with Aetna.



Earthside Birth Services

Serving Morongo Basin & the Low Deserts: Yucca Valley, Joshua Tree, 29Palms, Coachella Valley, and the Inland Empire

Renee Wegner, CD (DONA)

{Birth Doula, Placenta Encapsulation Specialist}
Facebook: Earthside Birth Services
Phone:  (760) 895-8877

Hello! I’m a DONA certified birth doula and placenta encapsulation specialist. I believe that birth is a normal, natural process that our bodies were perfectly designed for. As a birth doula I provide clients with informational, physical and emotional support along with providing tools for self-empowerment. Working with your partner, encouraging and assisting him or her in achieving your desired birth. Pregnancy and birth is a sacred time to be cherished and protected. It is always an honor to serve families during life’s most precious journey.

I've been a birth doula and placenta specialist for over 4 years. My training includes DONA, IPPA, Rebozo, VbacFacts, acupressure, Spinning Babies and I am a local ICAN (International Cesarean Awareness Network) Leader.