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Diana Jayne Phelps

Diana Jayne Phelps, American nurse. Registered Nurse St. Mary's School Nursing, 1962. Recipient Public Service award American Academy Husband-Coached Childbirth, 1976.


  • Phelps, Diana Jayne was born on September 25, 1941 in Louisville. Daughter of James Windsor and Victoria Burt (Sappio) Deeble.

  • Career

    • Charge nurse pediatrics Memorial Hospital, Worcester, Massachusetts, 1964—1966. Nursery & pediatric nurse Grossmont Hospital, La Mesa, California, 1968—1972. Water safety instructor San Diego & Tustin, 1974—1977.

      Executive director Orange County Apple School, Costa Mesa, 1977—1980. Child birth educator Shaw Health Center, Los Angeles, 1980. Lecturer in field.; chairman board directors Orange County Apple School, 1977—1980.

      Advisory committee Public Health & Safety, 1981.

    Major achievements

    • Registered Nurse St. Mary's School Nursing, 1962.


    • Author: How Natural Childbirth Can Protect You and Your Baby, 1979. Producer: Welcome to Our World, Movie, 1976.


    Volunteer aide program Elementary School Reading, La Mesa, 1972—1973. President San Diego chapter Children's Asthma Research Institute & Hospital, 1970—1972. Member of National Association Parents and Professionals for Safe Alternative in Childbirth, Society for Protection of Unborn Through Nutrition, International Childbirth Educators Association, La Leche League International, International Professional Association (president 1979), American Cultural Association (vice president 1980-1981).


    • Married Marshall Lyons Phelps, January 25, 1963. Children: Peter Marshall, Deborah Lynn, Sarah Victoria, Rebecca Lynn.
    • father: James Windsor Deeble
    • mother: Victoria Burt (Sappio) Deeble
    • spouse: Marshall Lyons Phelps
    • children: Peter Marshall Phelps
    • Deborah Lynn Phelps
    • Sarah Victoria Phelps
    • Rebecca Lynn Phelps
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    Born September 25, 1941