It was her own experience with Midwives during her pregnancy and having a water birth that spurred Denise into becoming a midwife herself. Having experienced both obstetric care and then midwifery care and seeing the differences and what birth could be, she changed career paths and enrolled in the Nizhoni Midwifery Institute in San Diego.
Denise completed her clinical residency at a birth center an graduated from Nizhoni in 2015. She is licensed in the State of CA by the Medical Board and Certified nationally as a CPM. She is also approved by the National Association of Registered Midwives to teach future midwives after meeting the national criteria. Denise is Fluent in Spanish, devoted to her work and has great attention to detail.