Naturally Nurture Fertility & Women's Health
Dignity for Women Using a Scientific Evidence-Based Natural Family Planning Method

                                                                           Professional Writing

  • Anderson, M.A., (2012).  Maternity nursing care plans. In Swearingen, P. L. (Ed), All-In-One Care Planning (3rd ed.) (pp. 611-674). St. Louis, Missouri, Elsevier/Mosby.
  • EBP workshop presented to ADN Faculty Northern CA conference Chapter review for seventh edition of Maternity & Women's Health Care by Lowdermilk, Perry & Bobak. St. Louis: Mosby
  • “An invitation to journey through illness with your sweet love", R.N. Magazine
  • Conversion Guide for Maternal Newborn Nursing by Nichols & Zwelling. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company

Education/Curriculum Development

  • Designed & integrated Evidence-Based Nursing practice at Contra Costa College
  • Implemented the perinatal & women’s health section Maternal Child Health Nursing at Contra Costa College
  • Developed & implemented  Maternal-Newborn Complications at Contra Costa College
  • Developed & implemented childbirth preparation, prenatal exercise, postpartum exercise & VBAC childbirth preparation courses
  • Designed breastfeeding education & support skill course


  • Director of interdisciplinary team: developed, implemented and coordinated a state grant program for counseling and education of low-income, high-risk pregnant or postpartum women and newborns. 
  • Nursing Advisory Board at University of San Francisco, CA
  • Haiti service trips: education of local birth attendants; implemented HBB (Helping Baby Breath) intervention process
  • Contra Costa C.C.: Presented menopause /women's health workshop at the college Community Health Outreach program 1998



  • University of San Francisco, B.S.N.
  • Holy Names University, M.A.  
  • Cal State University, Dominguez Hills, M.S.N.

Professional Experience

  • Holy Names University, Nurse Educator: BSN students, Assistant Dean of Nursing
  • Contra Costa Community College, Nurse Educator: ADN students, OB Professor for theory & clinical perinatal/women's health course, Clinical instructor preceptorship, Evidence-based nursing practice, Developed OB simulation classes, Perinatal rotation & preceptorship
  • Labor & delivery, maternal newborn centers, & perinatal community health practices 
  • United States Army Nurse Corps-Captain, Head Nurse in Obstetrics
  • Elsevier/Mosby  


  • Healthcare Provider CPR & AED Certification
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP)
  • Lactation Counselor Certification Training
  • Lamaze International Childbirth Educator
  • National Certification Corporation “Maternal- Newborn Nurse”