The following are birth professionals who serve the Greater Washington, DC Metro Area, and are ICAN professional members. They are, therefore, supportive of ICAN's mission to improve maternal-child health by preventing unnecessary cesareans through education, providing support for cesarean recovery, and promoting Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC). Listing on this page does not constitute an endorsement.

  • Amy Durham
    Mother Nurture Doula Services
    City: Woodbridge
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    Telephone: (703) 304-5417
    Services: Experienced certified birth doula, specializing in VBAC support. Serving the Northern Virginia and DC region. Also providing placenta encapsulation and belling binding services postpartum.

  • Ivania Montero
    Libelula Doula Birth Service
    City: Manassass Park
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    Telephone: 305-498-9988
    Services: Childbirth Education, Belly Mapping, Closing of the Bones Rituals, Doula, Motherhood Blessings, Placenta Services, Postpartum support, Red Tent Circles -Supportive opportunities to share your birth stories, Sisterhood Circles

    I guide, nurture, and support expecting parents who desire a VBAC so they can give birth in a way that leaves you feeling confident and empowered. As a VBA2C Mom, I know how important the additional support is needed for parents.


ICAN's Professional Subscriber Network is intended as an informational resource for consumers. ICAN is pleased to pass along the names of professionals who have given us permission to release their names for referral. Please understand that ICAN is not a credentialing agency or a regulatory body. As such, we are not responsible for the competency of the professionals listed. Consumers are encouraged to take responsibility for their birth experience by informing themselves regarding the competency of those professionals that they retain. Asking questions, obtaining local references and understanding that you are responsible for your own choices by thorough reading and discussing care with other parents and care providers is essential and is your responsibility.

About ICAN

The International Cesarean Awareness Network, Inc. (ICAN) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve maternal-child health by reducing preventable cesareans through education, supporting cesarean recovery, and advocating for vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Learn More About ICAN