Join AIMS - Become a Member

Join AIMS - Become a Member

AIMS has supported its work through membership since shortly after its founding in 1960. Membership is fundamental to our ability to undertake campaigns for improvements to the maternity services, produce the online AIMS Journal and birth information pages and to run the AIMS helpline.

By being a member of AIMS you will be directly helping other women, birthing people and families. AIMS is its members, and if you are also able to contribute your time to volunteer, you could make even more of a difference! Click here to see our volunteers page.

We are aware that £25 is more than some can afford, if this is the case for you, then please email us to agree a lower subscription rate.

We have not increased our membership fees since 2008 and we are not planning to do so now. However, had we adjusted them for inflation (around 71% since then) the rate would be closer to £45. We know that many people could not afford this, but if you can we would be very grateful for an increased amount.

Membership Options

  • Annual Individual Membership £26 (£25 if setting up a standing order)
    Membership of AIMS for individuals. We send you regular newsletters with updates about the AIMS Journals, campaigns and other information and ways to get involved in AIMS activities.
  • Annual Organisation or Group Subscription £32.
    Group or organisational membership. You will be sent information about each AIMS Journal by email which you can distribute to your group or organisation.

Payment Methods

  • Online: Become an individual member or set up a organisation or group subscription by clicking here.
  • Standing Order: Details about setting up a standing order can be found here
  • Cheque: Please email membership@aims.org.uk to arrange to send a cheque.

Join the AIMS Mailing list

AIMS Members will get regular Newsletters, but if you don't want to become a member of AIMS, you might be interested in joining our mailing list. This will keep you informed of AIMS and other events that may be of interest, as well as information about AIMS Journals, books and website content. We may also include information about maternity issues and campaigns that may be of interest. You can sign up to the list here

Latest Content

Journal

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Report of Parliamentary Debate on B…

AIMS Journal, 2024, Vol 36, No 1 By Elle Gundry The first parliamentary debate on birth trauma took place in the House of Commons on Thursday 19th October 2023. [1] Thank…

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Doulas supporting clients to make a…

AIMS Journal, 2024, Vol 36, No 1 By Anne Glover I work with women from all walks of life, but one thing that is important to them all, is having a positive and satisfying…

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My Complaint

AIMS Journal, 2024, Vol 36, No 1 Editor’s note: In this quite shocking account of disrespect and neglect, Grace describes the arrival of her first baby. With Grace’s perm…

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Events

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Priorities for improving maternity…

https://www.westminsterforumprojects.co.uk/conference/Maternity-24

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AIMS Workshop: History of Maternity…

Join us for the an interactive online AIMS workshop " History of Maternity Care since 1950 - How did we get here? " with Dr Tania Staras . If you have ever wondered why U…

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MaMA conference - 26/ 27 April 2024

MaMa Conference is the largest & longest running annual midwifery & maternity conference in the UK. Over the past 12 amazing years we have created an original and unique…

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Latest Campaigns

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What are the priorities for midwife…

AIMS is proud to be supporting the RCM's Research Prioritisation project as a Project Partner and with one of our volunteers on the Steering Group www.rcm.org.uk/promotin…

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Parliamentary Inquiry into Birth Tr…

Introduction to AIMS and why AIMS is making a submission Since 1960, AIMS has been the leading advocate for improvements in UK maternity care. We have national and intern…

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BICS Conference poster: AIMS Campai…

AIMS Campaigns Team volunteers are presenting a poster about our campaign for Physiology-Informed Maternity Services at the 2023 conference of the British Intrapartum Car…

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