Marilyn Grainger-Harrison received her R.N. from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing, Kingston, Ontario, Canada and a Certificate in Nurse-Midwifery from the New Jersey College of Medicine and Dentistry Nurse Midwifery Program in 1977. Currently she has a private practice specializing in home & birth center births and well-woman gynecological and contraceptive care in seacoast New Hampshire.
THE REBIRTH OF THE CERVICAL CAP
Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
1981 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 26, Issue 5, pages 13–18, September-October 1981
How to Cite
Cappiello, J. D. and Grainger-Harrison, M. (1981), THE REBIRTH OF THE CERVICAL CAP. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 26: 13–18. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(81)90083-5
- Issue published online: 6 JAN 2011
- Article first published online: 6 JAN 2011
The cervical cap is generating much political and clinical interest. A review of the literature was undertaken to learn the historical use and application of the cervical cap. Current status and political factors affecting the cap's use in this country are discussed. A management guide for cap fitting and use is included. With thorough client instruction, time for proper fitting and practice with follow-up, the cap is an effective method for women.