Rita Ledbetter, CNM, MS

Contact Details


CNM in private practice since 1994. 
Married since 1973
3 children / 8 grandchildren​

Patient-focused and compassionate nurse midwife with over 30 years experience in women’s health . 

Core Skills
OB-GYN care / Precepting Nurse-Midwifery and University of Iowa Family Practice residents | Patient & Family Education | Physiologic Birth

Leadership  | Cross-Functional Teamwork – Master Trainer in Teamsteppes 

 Strong interest is Patient Safety Initiatives

Avid lifelong learner

Over 3500 deliveries in 23 years  No lawsuits  High patient satisfaction   Excellent outcomes

2017  C/S rate 10%  


Awards & Recognitions
            Teaching and Practice

o       American College Nurse Midwives Preceptor Award

o       Excellence in Nurse Midwifery Award  2017

               Illinois Affiliate ACNM

o       Teacher of the Year Award x 2 from University of Iowa Family Practice Program

o       Provider of the Year   World Relief  Moline , Illinois 2015

o       Outstanding Midwifery Student Award University of Illinois 1994