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Journal Vol. 22, No. 3 — The persecution of woman centred care

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Editorial - The battle for control
Gill Boden asks whether we are winning the battle for control over women's bodies

King's 'over-stretched'
Daily Mail article from 13 October 2010 by Sophie Borland

CMACE
Nadine Edwards and Sarah Davies present a summary of their critique of the CMACE Report on the Albany Midwifery Practice

Lies, damned lies and statistics
Beverley Beech explains more about the flawed home vs hospital birth meta-analysis

What The Guardian said
AIMS Chair Beverley Beech considers The Guardian's reporting of home birth

Attacking home birth
Beverley Beech highlights the ignorance of journalists reporting on home birth

Hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy
Margaret Jowitt explains what this is and the clear bias of the audit of Albany outcomes

Southwark Council
The following letter was sent to the management at King's in support of the Albany Practice

Jailed for being a midwife
Donal Kerry looks at the persecution of Hungarian gynaecologist and midwife Dr Agnes Gereb

Obituary
Dr John Stevenson
5 October 1921 - 26 November 2010

Innovative and integrated - 'In the Interest of Families: the Maternity Network Approach'
Gill Boden summarises the report by the National Childbirth Trust (NCT)

What's right with freebirthing?
Jo Dagustun suggests how reflecting on the marginal pursuit of independent birthing can improve maternity services for all

Ignoring Albany Mums
Beverley Beech reports on the continued campaign

Quality care and double standards?
Caroline Kidd shares her experience at King's College Hospital

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