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Journal Vol. 15, No. 2 — Premature babies: Avoidable deaths

Premature babies: Avoidable deaths
The latest CESDI report has some very revealing things to teach us all about the care of premature babies, AIMS Research Officer Jean Robinson reports.

Ultrasound Risks; A Reminder

Confidence and confidentiality
What does confidentiality mean? Collen Walker explores the issue from her own experience of the maternity services.

House of Commons Health Committee Enquiry into Choice in Childbirth: AIMS' submission
Ten years on from the last House of Commons Enquiry into childbirth (the Winterton Report), the MPs are once again investigating maternity care. Beverley Beech provides an update on the AIMS submission.

Maternity statistics: A mayday call

Building for a better birth

Inequalities in pregnancy and childbirth

Jean Robinson reviews

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
An AIMS connection; Chewing the fat; A happy experience; 'High-risk' birth at home: IMA stats show it's safer; Creating a better environment for new mothers

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