Doubling back over roads once traveled: creating a national organization for nurse-midwifery.

  • Katy Dawley
  • Published 2005 in Journal of midwifery & women's health


The quest for a new national organization began in 1940 and concluded in November 1955 in Kansas City, Missouri, with the founding meeting of the American College of Nurse-Midwifery. This article looks at the conflicts with organized nursing about the place and role of nurse-midwives in the newly reorganized American Nurses Association and the National… (More)


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