We blend the traditional art of midwifery with the modern science of obstetrics. We support natural childbirth while providing access to OHSU resources that ensure a safe and health journey for you and your baby.


Innovative Pregnancy Care

Midwife at OHSU in Portland Oregon

You have access to waterbirth, a thriving VBAC program, a group prenatal care option and more. You’ll find innovative choices with our nurse-midwives. 

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Meet the Midwives

OHSU Nurse-midwives in Portland Oregon

We are a diverse group of midwives in Portland, Oregon. We are passionate about helping women through healthy living, pregnancy and beyond.

Meet OHSU's nurse-midwives

Well Woman Gynecology Care


Gentle midwifery care throughout the life cycle, including annual exams, basic gynecological care and menopausal care.

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Why Choose OHSU Midwives

We have been serving women in Portland, Oregon and the surrounding area for over 20 years.

About Oregon Health Sciences University Nurse Midwives

Midwifery Birth Stories

Sahras Birth Story in Portland, OregonDespite a challenging labor, Sahra had the natural waterbirth she wanted.
Stacie’s Birth Story in Portland, OregonAn entire team worked to help Stacie have the vaginal breech birth she hoped for
Jessica’s Birth Story in Portland, OregonThroughout her prenatal care and VBAC birth, Jessica became a passionate advocate for midwifery care
More OHSU nurse-midwife birth stories


"The depth of your experience and the personalized nature of your care made my husband and I feel comfortable in the unknown world of a first time delivery.  In fact the experience was so positive that I’m already excited to delivery future babies under the care of the OHSU nurse-midwives."

- OHSU Nurse-Midwife Patient

"My midwife was able to bring calm to the room that really helped me feel comfortable and confident as I delivered my son."

- OHSU Nurse-Midwife Patient