Search the journal articles


Choose a journal by date and volume:

Browse all journal articles

Journal Vol. 25, No. 1 — Policing Pregnancy - Who is really in charge?

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Policing Pregnant Women
Vicki Williams shines a light at commonly accepted compliance strategies

AIMS Campaign Network
Vicky Garner calls out on behalf of all mothers in the UK - a midwife for me and my baby!

Child Protection Guidelines
Samantha Davey asks if they are Good Practice or a case of Guilty Until Proven Innocent

Safeguarding Compliance
Beverley Beech reports on a situation of extreme retaliation against parents who disengage

Perinatal Mental Illness
Angeline Brunel Dickson writes about her experience with postnatal depression and how this led to a group of women making a film about their experiences

Bullying by Court Application
Jo Murphy-Lawless talks about the application for a court-ordered caesarean in Ireland

Together Against Bullying
Lucia Montesinos asks midwives to come together and support each other to change culture

Colchester General Hospital
Lana Bartholomew shares her experience of labour, birth and a complete lack of support

Humanity in Duty?
Zoë Foster discusses her experiences of Section 47 and the 'Duty of Care' in NHS midwifery

The Curate's Egg Service Laura Robinson describes her experience of overzealous health visiting

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
GAIN Industry's Trojan Horse fails to enter WHO's policy setting process
Justice for Midwife Becky Reed
Birthrights launch
One to One under attack

Latest Content

Journal

« »

Master

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26, No 2 Hazel Katherine Larkin explores the power of terminology 'When I use a word,' Humpty Dumpty said, in a rather scornful tone, 'it means ju…

Read more

Editorial: Mission Better Births. B…

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No1 By Jo Dagustun, Editor I’m going to start with an assumption: that everyone reading this Journal is already convinced that we can do far b…

Read more

The Consequences of Discontinuing C…

AIMS Journal, 2018, Vol 30, No1 A birth story by Emma Ashworth It was my booking-in appointment for my second baby, and I didn’t want to be there. I didn’t want to birth…

Read more

Events

« »

Improving Patient Safety & Care

http://ipc2019.govconnect.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&alias=our-mission-early-years-profiles-2018&view=article&id=73&Itemid=181

Read more

4th Annual Birth Trauma Event

Details on Eventbrite Organised by Dr Rebecca Moore who has recently founded to the Make Birth Better Network

Read more

MBRRACE-UK ‘Saving Lives, Improving…

To register your interest please email conference@npeu.ox.ac.uk or keep an eye on our website https://www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/mbrrace-uk/bookings . Earlybird bookings will open…

Read more

Latest Campaigns

« »

Ágnes Geréb is granted clemency by…

28 th June 2018 "This act of clemency is about more than me. It is an acknowledgement of liberty in giving birth. It is a recognition by the state that the rights of wome…

Read more

Press Release: Jeremy Hunt announce…

AIMS is delighted that the Government has recognised the importance to the safety of women and babies of the continuity of carer model of midwifery. Having a midwife that…

Read more

Dr. Ágnes Geréb, Hungarian Midwife…

Dr. Ágnes Geréb is a Hungarian obstetrician and midwife who has been fighting for her freedom following her house arrest and thret of imprisonment due to her support for…

Read more