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PREPARED CHILDBIRTH: The Pregnant Couple and Their Marriage


  • Dianne Susan Moore R.N., M.N

    1. Ms. Moore earned a B.S. from Hunter College, N.Y.C. and a Masters of Nursing from University of California at Los Angeles. She is presently a Ph.D. candidate at New York University, New York City and a member of the Parent-Child Nursing faculty at Herbert H. Lehman College in New York City. She has previously worked as a Clinical Nurse Specialist at St. Johns Hospital, Santa Monica, California; Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Hollywood, California; University of Oregon Health Science Center and University of Portland. In addition, Ms. Moore is a Prepared Childbirth instructor with A.S.P.O. and she will be attending S.U.N.Y. Downstate Nurse-Midwifery Program in September 1977
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A discussion of Prepared Childbirth, its theory, hisotry and application to the couple in the marriage is presented. Up to date research and theories are incorporated and related to PPM and testimonials from couples are used to enhance the theories discussed. The implications for nurse-midwifery are discussed throughout.

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