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Journal Vol. 20, No. 3 — Home Birth, in search of normality

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Home birth, the normal option
AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards looks at what helps and hinders normal birth

In Memorium: Sally Willington

Negotiating a Normal Birth
Nadine Edwards discusses some of the negotiations women face when planning a home birth

Home Birth in Holland
Dutch ENCA member Thea van Tuyl dispels some of the myths about why Holland has such a high home birth rate

Home Birth and Normality
Midwife and mother of two Sarah Davies reflects

Sheffield Home Birth Conference 2008
Michelle Barnes

Changing the Way the Wind Blows
Presentation by Ruth Weston

Safe Births: Everybody's Business
Nadine Edwards

AIMS AGM Report
Catherine Williams

An Impossible Dream?
Melanie Hughes describes her journey to a home birth after four caesarean sections

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