AIMS Kindle Publications

We want to make our publications easily and quickly available, so we have been looking for a reliable way of selling them in an electronic form in addition to the printed books.

We are in the process of making Kindle versions of our books available. As well as reading Kindle books on a Kindle they can be read on:

Please go to the following page to download the free application for any of these devices.

Current AIMS Kindle Publications
Making a Complaint about Maternity Care
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Written by Beverley Lawrence Beech
Published 2010
ISBN 10: 1874413193
ISBN 13: 9781874413196

The complaints system can appear to many as an impenetrable maze. For anyone thinking of making a complaint about their maternity care this guide contains information about the procedures, the pitfalls and the regulations.
Kindle Version 75p
print version currently unavailable, but also available as a PDF

Vitamin K and the newborn
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Written by Sara Wickham
Published 2003
ISBN 10: 1874413290
ISBN 13: 9781874413295

Does my baby need Vitamin K? Should I agree to an injection, an oral dose or not? Can I postpone my decision? Which babies are at risk? Sara is a practising midwife who has written this very informative booklet designed to help you make a decision about this routine treatment.
Kindle Version 4.00
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Induction - Do I Really Need It?
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Written by Sara Wickham
Published 2004
ISBN 10: 1874413169
ISBN 13: 9781874413165

We know from talking to women who contact AIMS that there are complex emotional and social reasons why women feel they would like their baby induced, but we are also aware that sometimes women are manipulated into making a decision to induce, by staff, particularly if they are having private obstetric care. Sara answers your questions in this wonderful book.
Kindle Version 4.00
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Breech Birth - What are my options?
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Written by Jane Evans
Published 2005
ISBN 10: 1874413185
ISBN 13: 9781874413189

One of the most experienced midwives in assisting women to give birth to their breech babies has written this informative and empowering book to inform women about the choices they have and help them decide what is right for them.
Kindle Version 6.70
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Birth After Caesarean
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Written by Jenny Lesley
Published 2004
ISBN 10: 1874413177
ISBN 13: 9781874413172

This booklet aims to provide information about choices, suggest ways in which a vaginal birth after caesarean can be made more likely and inform women about their rights and where to find support. Vaginal birth after caesarean is commonly known as VBAC. Women's experiences are an important element of this book.
Kindle Version 6.70
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Birthing Your Placenta - The Third Stage
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Written by Nadine Pilley Edwards and Sara Wickham
Published 2004
ISBN 10: 1874413207
ISBN 13: 9781874413202

A detailed discussion about physiological and 'managed' third stage. 'Managed' third stage is very common in the UK. It involves the mother being given an injection to expel her placenta. Physiological (natural) birth of the placenta is when the woman gives birth to her placenta without any interventions. Women who want to do this are still often discouraged. This book considers the advantages and disadvantages, based on the research and women's and midwives' experiences.
Kindle Version 6.90
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Coming Soon
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What's Right For Me? Making decisions in pregnancy and birth

Written by Sara Wickham
Published 2002
ISBN 10: 1874413134
ISBN 13: 9781874413134

Making the right choice of maternity care is not just a question of choosing from a menu of what is on offer. The right choice for you is the one that reflects who you are and what your individual needs are. This practical booklet can help women think through their needs and feelings in advance and make the process of decision making less daunting.
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