“Desert Blossom is absolutely amazing!! I looked forward to every appointment, and when it came time to give birth to my daughter, I ended up having an emergency C-section, and they provided amazing support during the whole process! I recommend desert blossom to anyone and will definitely be going back for my next child!"
- Taylor Bartholomew
“Desert Blossom, Misty and her staff are all amazing. They actually listen to you and trusts that you know your body best, and that is a rare find with providers. Sierra Vista is very lucky to have Desert Blossom.”
- Melissa Hawley
"Misty is super attentive and really took the time to get to know me. I never felt pressured into things I didn't want, and Misty fully supported me and my baby. My birth experience was second to none, and if I were to ever have another baby, I'd want Desert Blossom again!"
- LaShell Duvall
Desert Blossom Women’s Care provides complete care for women, with a particular focus on expectant mothers. Operated by Misty Decker, Certified Nurse Midwife and long-time Sierra Vista resident, Desert Blossom has partnered with Valley Perinatal to be able to serve the unique needs of mothers with high-risk pregnancies. With support from Valley Perinatal, Desert Blossom is now able to offer patients fetal therapy, obstetric ultrasound and diagnostics, genetic counseling, in-utero procedures and C-section delivery. This team approach has proven to lead to better outcomes for high-risk expectant mothers and their babies, including higher gestational ages and decreased NICU stays.
Becky Rivera, a long time Arizona resident is a certified nurse-midwife who chose to specialize in women's care to empower women to learn about themselves, their bodies, and their health. She received her Bachelor’s degree in the Science of Nursing from the University of Arizona in 2005, and her Master’s degree in the Science of Nursing and Midwifery from the University of Cincinnati in 2016. When consulting with her patients, Becky strongly encourages them to choose the path with the best outcome for mother and child, even if it is more difficult.
Dr. Elton Bowen works in Sierra Vista and provides compassionate care for mothers who experience high-risk pregnancies. He received his medical degree from Washington University in 1987 and completed his Ob/Gyn residency in 1991. In 1997, he completed a maternal-fetal medicine fellowship at Louisiana State University Medical Center. He was a medical officer in the US Navy and the MFM Department Chair at the Portsmouth Naval Hospital in Virginia. Dr. Bowen is the former Ob/Gyn chair at Banner Desert Medical Center.
Tricia is a is a certified nurse-midwife who is working on her Doctor of Nursing Practice through the Frontier Nursing University of Hyden, Kentucky. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Arizona. She received her Master of Science in Nursing from Frontier Nursing University and became a certified nurse-midwife in 2015. Personal attention is one of Tricia’s hallmarks. Tricia is especially passionate about working with teens both during pregnancy and for reproductive health.
Misty is a long-time resident of Sierra Vista. She has been a registered nurse since 1992. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration from Wayland Baptist University. During her studies, Misty worked in the labor and delivery unit where she discovered her passion for women’s health. She received her Master’s Degree in 2012 from the Midwifery Institute of Philadelphia University. As an advanced practicing nurse and midwife, Misty has applied her passion, knowledge and experience to caring for women.
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4810 East Highway 90
Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
630 N Alvernon Way, Suite 180,
Tucson, AZ 85711