Finding a Midwife


Click here to visit the website of the American College of Nurse-Midwives.

Links and phone numbers to help you find midwives in the DC area.


Local Homebirth Midwives

Alexandria Midwife, Camilla Yrure MSc CPM LM Maternity Care, Home Birth, Water Birth, Well Women/Well Body Care, Annuals, and IUI Services Serving Alexandria Virginia, DC, and Surrounding Areas (202)-600-8349

Email Tammi McKinley at or visit her website.

Heartsong Midwifery is a holistic midwifery practice serving families in their homes in Northern Virginia and surrounding communities.  Our desire is to help families create the birthing experience they desire. Visit  Contact them at:

Washington, DC

Midwifery Services at the GW Medical Faculty Associates. This is an outstanding midwifery practice which delivers at George Washington University Hospital. I often have more than half of my students being cared for by this practice. Check the website for more information.

Midwives of MedStar Washington Hospital Center. A newer midwifery practice, but one that is filling a sore need as they offer nitrous oxide as a pain relief option.

M.A.M.A.S (Metro Area Midwives & Allied Services). Midwives Mairi Breen Rothman, CNM and Erin Fulham, CNM, provide home birth services in the District of Columbia


Midwifery Care Associates. Although they no longer offer out-of-hospital births, they do provide excellent midwifery care in the hospital setting at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. Their new offices (as of 12/08) are at 11301 Rockville Pike, 3rd Level North Bethesda, MD 20895. You can also schedule appointments in their Frederick office: 77 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite H, Frederick, MD 21702.

Dimensions OB/GYN Associates: A Women's Practice of Physicians and Midwives. Located in Prince George's County. Two offices: Glenridge Office (7582 Annapolis Rd., Lanham, MD. 301-618-1550) and Suitland Office (5408 Silver Hill Road, Forestville, MD. 301-735-7503). Deliveries are at Prince George's Hospital in Cheverly, MD.

Bay Area Midwifery Center. A freestanding birth center located in Anne Arundel County, adjacent to Anne Arundel Medical Center. A full scope midwifery practice offering well-woman care, family planning, preconception counseling, and prenatal care to low-risk pregnant women. Staffed by four certified nurse midwives, Bay Area offers birth center births and hospital births at Anne Arundel Medical Center. 410-573-1094.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Signature OB/GYN - midwifery practice. Home to the largest midwifery practice in Maryland since 1986: seven Certified Nurse Midwives provide care for women during pregnancy, labor, birth and postpartum care. They deliver at Howard County Hospital. They have offices in Columbia, MD and Eldersburg, MD. See the website for more details.


BirthCare. A service of certified nurse-midwives located in Alexandria, Virginia. They serve families giving birth outside the hospital. They attend home births in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia within a 45-mile radius of Washington, D.C. They also attend births at their nationally accredited birth center in Old Town Alexandria for women and families who prefer a birth center experience. Clients have come to us from as far away as Winchester, Warrenton, Ellicott City, Gaithersburg, and Southern Maryland. In addition to their birth services, they also work with women seeking personalized gynecologic care, and family planning. 1501 King St. Alexandria, VA. 703-549-5070.

Loudoun Community Midwives. Offers gynecology, prenatal care, obstetrics, and births attended with full-time nurse midwifery support and obstetrician backup. All births take place at Loudoun Hospital Center's Birthing Inn, a facility in Leesburg, Virginia. 44055 Riverside Parkway, Suite 208, Leesburg, VA 20176. 703-726-1300

NOVA Natural Birth Center.  NOVA Natural Birth Center offers midwifery model of care in a a  safe and comfortable "almost home" birthing environment with Certified Professional Midwives. 4200A Technology Court ♦ Chantilly, VA 20151 Phone: 703-357-3808 ♦ Fax: 888-770-0243  

The Physician and Midwife Collaborative Practice. Kenmore Office: 4660 Kenmore Ave., Suite 902, Alexandria, VA 22304. 703.370.430. Sherwood Hall Office: 2616 Sherwood Hall Lane Suite 208, Alexandria, VA 22306. 703.780.6900. Lake Ridge Office: 12508 Lake Ridge Dr., Lake Ridge, VA 22192. 703.491.1122