Special Projects

1972

Production assistant on film "Lamaze Childbirth"

1975-1976

Coordinated research & implementation of FCMC Unit,The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston

1976

Coordinated research & implementation of shared cesarean birth program, The Woman's Hospital of Texas

1977

Preceptor, Clinical nurse specialist program, University of Texas School of Nursing, Galveston Production assistant on film "Birth of Emily", Houston Children's Mental Health Services

1978

Implementation of Alternative Birth Center, The Woman's Hospital of Texas, Houston Curriculum design, emotional & sexual aspects of birth class, OB/GYN Associates, Houston Curriculum design, sibling shared birth class, OB/GYN Associates, Houston

1978-1979

Established perinatal death protocol, OB/GYN Associates, Houston Consultant to Department of Psychology, University of Houston on an research on effect of first child on marital relationship project

1978-1982

Consultant on Lactation Research Program at Department of Nutrition/GI, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

1979

Curriculum design, refresher birth class, OB/GYN Associates, Houston

1980

Preceptor at OB/GYN Nurse Practitioner Program, Houston Baptist University

1986-1987

Consultant, design & publication, Comprehensive Guide to Health Services for Women Giving Birth

Houston Area Health Care Coalition

1990

Publication of Special Women: The Role of the Professional Assistant

1997

Publication of The Nurturing Touch at Birth: A Labor Support Handbook

1998

Publication of Doula Programs: How to Start and Run a Private or Hospital -Based Program with Success!

2000

Publication of Birth Balls: The Use of Physical Therapy Balls in Maternity Care Revision

 Updated Special Women: The Role of the Professional Labor Assistant

Third edition Publication of Brain Attack: Danger, Chaos, Opportunity and Empowerment

2006

Revision and updated of The Nurturing Touch at Birth: A Labor Support Handbook