Meet Certified Nurse-Midwife Diane Ortega
Diane Ortega, CNM, MSN, is the Administrative Director & Co-Founder of the Willow Midwife Center for Birth and Wellness AZ. As a Certified Nurse-Midwife (CNM), Diane is a licensed independent health care practitioner educated in nursing and midwifery, providing family-centered care to women of all ages.
Diane’s journey into midwifery began after the birth of her second daughter with a midwife. With her own midwife as a mentor, she became passionate about pregnancy and women’s health and dedicated herself to pursuing a career in this field. Diane received her Master’s Degree from the University of Illinois-Chicago and relocated to Arizona to begin her midwifery career. She has been practicing full-scope midwifery in Phoenix, Gilbert, and the rest of the East Valley for more than 7 years; Diane has delivered more than 1000 babies in that time.
Diane enjoys caring for women throughout their lifespan. She is committed to serving a diverse population of women and expanding midwifery care to all families. Her goals are to empower and educate women and their families in their healthcare and childbearing experiences. She believes that a healthy pregnancy, a powerful birth experience and the early initiation of bonding and breastfeeding can contribute to strong and loving family ties.