Links to professionals

MBCP teachers in the Netherlands

Lilian Wirken, Yvonne Tuinte & Natascha Deguelle (Noord Brabant)


Sunitha Athisdam


Lida Wessels (relaxing tablemassage)

Oda Meiberg (Shiatsu and Watsu, shiatsu in water: feel light, relaxed and mobile!)

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Oda Meiberg

Dana Lindzon,

Valentina Cenedese

Mari Gordon,

Joyce Hoek-Pula

Jennifer Walker (including breech support services)

Siri Amrit Khalsa,

Pregnancy information

Mari Gordon, Positive Birth Movement


Corinne Laan

Post partum care

Mirjam Heemskerk  pregnancy + postpartum massage (

Jacky Bloemraad-de Boer herbalist, CMP, Acupuncturist, Nutritionist (incl. miscarriage care)

Siri Amrit Khalsa

Womens Coaching

Aileen Kennedy Women’s Holistic Coaching

Yoga for pregnancy / after birth

Bernadette Bergsma private yoga based on loving attention (specilaizes in pelvic complaints) and also post-partum group yoga classes


Birth Rights

GeboorteBeweging “Birth Movement” is a network of birth professionals and parents who are passionate about supporting families. They assist them with information to have the freedom to give birth how, where and with whom they want.

Amsterdam Mama’s, provides info, services and events for parents

Roadmap to having a baby in the Netherlands a mini guide to pregnancy birth and beyond in The Netherlands – of great help for expats!