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Heather Walker, CPM

Heather Walker is a Certified Professional Midwife (CPM) & is licensed in the state of Virginia (2023). She attended a MEAC-accredited Bachelor of Science Midwifery program at the Midwives College of Utah & completed her clinical training in 6.5 years with several homebirth & birth-center midwifery practices throughout the DMV. She was trained as an apprentice under both CNM’s & CPM’s.

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In addition to her CPM qualification, she holds the following certificaitons: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Basic Life Support for Healthcare Professionals (BLS), Certified Lactation Consultant (CLC), Certified Birth Doula (ICEA), Certified Community Birth Worker (Mamatoto Village) & Newborn Care Specialist. Heather also received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science & Africana Studies from New York University & was formerly a teacher at a NYC non-profit at-risk youth program before she began attending births as a birth assistant & doula in 2010.

Heather serves families in the DMV area who qualify for labor & postpartum doula services through Maryland & DC Medicaid.  She also provides midwifery care as part of a group practice at BirthCare in Alexandria, VA. 


Her private birth & midwifery services practice

 (a womxn’s worth, LLC) is an inclusive, evidence-based & trauma-informed, teaching practice that is committed to providing access to midwifery services for local & underserved communities.

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