Search the journal articles


Choose a journal by date and volume:

Browse all journal articles

Journal Vol. 16, No. 2 — NICE guidelines for caesarean section

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

NICE Guidelines for caesarean section
Beverley Lawrence Beech reports on the caesarean section guidelines for parents, birth supporters and those who work in the maternity services, produced by the National Collaborating Centre for Women's and Children's Health

Fetal rights hypocrisy in the US

Ending Secrecy in the UK
Jean Robinson comments on the impications of two landmark court decisions on cases of Munchausen syndrome by proxy

21st-century midwifery: NHS community midwifery models
Annie Francis and Brenda van der Kooy report on a new model of midwifery care, fully supported by AIMS, from the Independent Midwife Association (IMA)

My baby...I want him back!
Women who have had a caesrean section are often separated from their babies, An AIMS member recalls the pain and heartache of that experience.

Checklist for a hospital birth
On the UK Midwifery e-group, there had been a discussion about checklists for home birth. Independent Midwife Laura Abbott (www.homebirth.net) has come up with one for hospital births

Research:
Jean Robinson reviews

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
Practing midwifery in the 21st century; Choice and home birth; Midwives (RCM) conference

Latest Content

Journal

« »

Obituary of Mary Cronk, 1932-2018

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Mary Cronk’s family announced that Mary had passed away on the morning of 21st December 2018. She was known nationally, and international…

Read more

Book Review: When Survivors Give Bi…

ISBN 978-1-594040221 Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Reviewed for AIMS by Kicki Hansard Published in 2004 ISBN 978-1594…

Read more

Book Review: Traumatic Childbirth b…

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Reviewed by Mari Greenfield First edition, published 2013 ISBN 978-0415678100 272 pages…

Read more

Events

« »

Women's Rights in Healthcare 2019

Speakers will discuss topics including: Post partum psychosis Maternal birth injury Menopause Transgender rights The health and wellbeing of ethnic minority women Female…

Read more

Trauma in Childbearing Conference

Speakers include: Sheena Byrom Jenny Patterson Laura Wood Shona McCann Geraldine Butcher Mary Ross Davie Michelle Wright Sue Hampson Birth Trauma Scotland Emma Currer Nur…

Read more

LCGB 2019 Conference

Lactation Consultants of Great Britain's 2019 Conference. More details from their Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1383226171814001/

Read more

Latest Campaigns

« »

AIMS Response to MBRRACE-UK Report…

Download PDF MBRRACE-UK: Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care MBRRACE-UK: Perinatal Mortality Surveillance report for births in 2016 www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/mbrrace-uk/reports…

Read more

Implementing Better Births: Continu…

Download PDF Commissioners and providers across England, guided by their MVPs, are working across the country to implement sustainable Continuity of Carer models of care,…

Read more

Beverley Beech summarises the HIW's…

Focussing on the failings of the LSA in the case of Clare Fisher: The Healthcare Inspectorate Wales’ report (2013) Summarised by Beverley Beech In 2013, Healthcare Inspec…

Read more