Amy Durham
Doula
Dumfries, Virginia
8 years of experience
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About me

I’m Amy Durham, an experienced Certified Birth Doula serving the Northern Virginia and Washington D.C. metro region. I became a doula in 2015 and have attended over 200 births. Birth is absolutely magical! Caring for women and families as they welcome a new baby earth-side is such an honor!

Education

M.S. Psychology (1996)

Certification and training

Birth Doula Certification, Birth Arts International (2015)

Postpartum Doula Certification (2016)

Advanced Breastfeeding Support for Birth-workers (2016)

VBAC Doula Certification, The VBAC Link (2019)

Comfort Touch Massage for Doulas (2017)

Acupressure for Birth Workers (2017)

TENS for Labor Certification (2018)

Hypno Doula Certification, HypnoBabies (2019)

Rebozo Certified (2016)

Spinning Babies Certified (2018)

High Risk Labor Support Training (2017)

Emergency CPR and Resuscitation Certification (2015)

Placenta Encapsulation Specialist, APPA (2018)

Belly Binding Specialist, Sacred Postpartum (2018)

Memberships and affiliations

Evidence Based Birth

ICAN

VBAC Facts Professional Member

Credentials
CBD CPD
Specialties
Acupressure During Labor Aromatherapy Belly Binding Birth Doula Birth Trauma Breastfeeding Assistance and Support Evidence-Based Care Home Birth Hypnobirthing Method Labor Doula Natural Birth Placenta Encapsulation Prenatal Care Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC) Water birth
Languages

English

Service introduction

Amy has been a doula for nearly 8 years and has attended over 200 births.  She is a Certified Birth and Postpartum Doula through Birth Arts International and a Certified VBAC Doula.  Amy also holds a degree in Counseling Psychology and Child Development.  While Amy has experience with many types of birth including epidural and medicated births, high risk pregnancies, supporting after a history of miscarriage or loss, twins, single moms, and premature births, she specializes in unmedicated, water births, and vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC). Amy has ongoing education in massage for doulas, acupressure for birth professionals, aromatherapy and essential oils for birth workers, TENS unit for labor certification, Hypno-Doula certification (Hypnobirthing/ Hynobabies), Spinning Babies training, Rebozo certification, and is a Certified Placenta Encapsulation Specialist with over 250 hours of advanced study!