Sylvia Bortin is a family nurse practitioner and certified nurse-midwife. She has worked in home, hospital, and out-of-hospital birth center practices. She received her nursing education from Cabrillo College, Aptos, California, in 1973. She received a BSN and FNP from Boise State University, Idaho, in 1977, and a CNM certificate from the Stanford Women's Health Care Training Project in 1984. She received a master of science degree at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in 1994. She currently works at the Santa Cruz Women's Health Center in California.
A Feminist Perspective on the Study of Home Birth Application of a Midwifery Care Framework*
Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
1994 American College of Nurse Midwives
Journal of Nurse-Midwifery
Volume 39, Issue 3, pages 142–149, May-June 1994
How to Cite
Bortin, S., Alzugaray, M., Dowd, J. and Kalman, J. (1994), A Feminist Perspective on the Study of Home Birth Application of a Midwifery Care Framework. Journal of Nurse-Midwifery, 39: 142–149. doi: 10.1016/0091-2182(94)90096-5
The authors' decision to use the first person in this article reflects our adherence to a feminist perspective and our belief that scientific writing and research occurs within a context, and is never completely objective.
- Issue online: 6 JAN 2011
- Version of Record online: 6 JAN 2011
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