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Journal Vol. 12, No. 4 — Under-motivated, Under-skilled and Under Threat

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Diabetic Birth Without the Drip - Elaine Lawson, an insulin-dependent diabetic, describes her home birth.

Under-motivated, Under-skilled and Under Threat - When midwifery skills are in decline, the quality and safety of women's experience of birth is also under threat. AIMS' Chair Beverley Beech argues that proposals for a new Nursing and Midwifery Council can only cause the deterioration of an increasingly deskilled and undermotivated profession.

Defining Midwifery Practice - Should the midwifery profession be split into "obstetric nurses" and "midwives"?

Blood Money - first private UK Cord Blood Bank opens.

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Jean Robinson reviews

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