Publications

2002

Empowering Women to Give Birth

MCN: The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing, Vol 27, Number 3, May/June 2002, 189.

2001

Brain Attack: Danger, Chaos, Opportunity and Empowerment, Cutting Edge Press

From the Other Side of the Fence, Genesis,Winter 2001, 3-4.

2000

Birthing Lessons: One Woman's Recovery from Stroke, AWHONN Lifelines,

Vol. 3:Issue 5, 2000, 56,54-55.

Special Women: The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant, 3rd edition, Cutting Edge Press

Birth Balls: The Use of Physical Therapy Balls in Maternity Care, Cutting Edge Press

1998

Doula Programs: How to Start and Run a Private or Hospital -Based

Program with Success!, Cutting Edge Press

Labor Support to Promote a Vaginal Delivery, Baby Care Forum, On Target Media, Washington, DC. April, 1998

1997

The Nurturing Touch at Birth: A Labor Support Handbook, Cutting Edge Press

The Labor/Birth Ball, Cutting Edge Press

Your Birth Plan and Your Birth, Cutting Edge Press

Is This Labor? Cutting Edge Press

What Now? The Emotions of Early Parenthood and Postpartum Mood Reactions, Cutting Edge Press

Reclaiming the Birth Experience, Women & Newborn Health, Washington University Perinatal Center, Vol 10:2, Spring 1997.

The Childbirth Educator and the Internet, Childbirth Forum, July 1997

1996

Women's Confidence and Ability to Give Birth Is Either Enhanced or Diminished by the Birth Care Provider and the Place of Birth, The Journal of Perinatal Education

So, You Have to Give a Speech, Childbirth Instructor, Second Quarter, 1996 A New Tool for Teaching, Birth and Babies Journal, Vol 1:2, 1996

Reflections of a Monitrice, Childbirth Forum, Spring 1995.

1995

Another Kind of Labor Partner, Lamaze Parents Magazine

Working to Lower the Cesarean Section Rate, Directions,February

1994

Portrait of a Nurse, The International Journal of Childbirth Education, Vol. 9, No. 1, Feb/Mar

Childbirth Educators as Doulas: Helping Improve Perinatal Outcomes, Genesis, October

When Baby Isn't Perfect, Childbirth Forum, Spring

Special Women: The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant, 2nd edition, Cutting Edge Press

The Baby's Coming: What Do I Do? , The International Doula, Vol. 2:2, Fall

1993

Siblings at Birth and Professional Labor Assistants in Encyclopedia of Childbearing, Oryx Press

Another Kind of Labor Partner, Lamaze Parents Magazine

Planning for Childbirth, Lamaze Parents Magazine

Someone to Watch Over Her: Professional Labor Support, Childbirth Instructor, Autumn

Risk, Fear and Childbirth Education, Genesis, 4:August

Key to Changing Childbirth, The Clarion, Summer

1992

Pregnancy After 35, Childbirth Forum, Spring,1-5.

Home Birth, Childbirth Instructor, 2:3, Spring 1992,18-21.

1991

Women Healers, Texas Midwifery, April

Changes in the Birth Plan, Childbirth Instructor,1:3,Autumn, 13-14.

1990

Special Women: The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant, Pennypress, Seattle Washington

1989

Let Your Couples Know About the Role of the Professional Labor Assistant

International Journal of Childbirth Education, 4:2, May, 39.

Planning Your Birth, Lamaze Parents Magazine.

The Patient Observer: What Really Led to These Cesarean Births?, Birth: Issues of Perinatal Care,16:3, September, 130-139.

The History of Standing and Squatting to Give Birth, Texas Midwifery, VI:3, Fall.

1988

Birth: A Growth Experience, Baby's World, February.

The Patient Observer: What Really Happened at the Bedside?, Birth: Issues in Perinatal, 15:3, September 1988, 171-178.

VBAC: The Possible Dream, Childbirth Alternatives Quarterly, Fall 1987, IX:1.

Childbirth Educator and Monitrice: A Winning Combination,

Midwifery Today, June-August 1988,1:6,35,45

Emotional Work of Pregnancy , International Journal of Childbirth Education, 3:3, August 1988,30-31.

Let Gravity Help You Birth, Baby's World, May.

Confronting Pain, Genesis, 10:3,June/July,7-8.

Squatting and Standing: Second Stage Labor, Helping Hands, June, 22-23.

Take Responsibility for Your Own Birth, Baby's World, December

1987

Which One Do I Go To?, Texas Midwifery, August.

Can You Make A Difference in Maternity Care?, Texas Midwifery, IV:3 & 4, 1987, p. 16-17.

Nursing and Allied Health: Keeping Up in a Growth Industry, Medical Meetings, 14:5, 1987, 26-27.

Childbirth Classes Are Not All Alike, Baby's World, December.

The Use of Visualization in Birth, Texas Midwifery,V:1 & 2, 19-20.

Are You on the Right Track...and Are You Moving?,Midwifery Today, Fall 1987, 1:4, 16.

1986

The Use of Values Clarification in Teenage Pregnancy Classes, Genesis, 8:1, February/March.

Preparing A Child for a New Sibling, Toronto Parent ,1986.

1985

Pregnancy After 30: Avoiding the High-risk Label,Genesis, June/July, 18-19

Siblings' Involvement with Birth, ICEA'S 25TH Anniversary, p.33.

Nurturer of Laboring Women in a High Tech Town, Childbirth Alternatives, Quarterly, V:3, Spring 1985.

The Brazelton Scale, Childbirth Educator, Summer, 31-35

1984

Providing Information for Informed Choices, Birth: Issues in Perinatal Care, 11:3, Fall, 175-176

1983

Group Techniques: Successful Teaching Can Depend on Knowing How to Handle a Group, Childbirth Educator, Spring.

Psychological Changes During Pregnancy, Texas Midwifery, May

Preventive Psychological Interventions During Pregnancy, Part II,Texas Midwifery, Summer

The Importance of Choosing a Qualified Childbirth Educator, Genesis, 5:4, Aug/Sep

1982

Debate: Should Siblings Attend a Birth? Pro,Childbirth Educator, Winter, 1981-1982

Helping Parents Face Perinatal Death, Genesis 4:3, June/July

1981

Facilitating Involvement of Siblings at Birth in Birth Through Children's Eyes, Pennypress

1979

Nurturing Children Who Attend the Birth of a Sibling, MCN, 4:215-217, 1979