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Journal Vol. 27, No. 1 — Human Rights and the maternity jigsaw

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

What human rights legislation means for AIMS
Shane Ridley explains

Beyond human rights
Nadine Edwards discusses how human rights are only part of the jigsaw of care

The paradox of too much or too little care
Helen Shallow reports on the International Confederation of Midwives Congress

The filming of birth
Gill Boden looks at the human rights issues around maintaining women's privacy and dignity

A gathering storm
Elizabeth Prochaska looks at birth rights in the United Kingdom

Guilty until you prove your innocence
Beverley Beech reports on why Child Protection does not work

Why is it so hard?
Colm OBoyle explains how the HSE removes agency, making homebirth in Ireland so difficult

Northern breech conference
Sophie Whitecross reports on the Sheffield conference

Looking back to the future
Nadine Edwards reports on the RSM Maternity and Newborn Forum conference

Group B Strep explained
Liz Nightingale, Meg Miskin-Garside and Sarah Ifill report on the AIMS Talk

New NICE Intrapartum Guideline
Beverley Beech report on this guideline for care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth

Denial of human rights
Susannah Sweetman describes the impact on individual mothers and babies

Research:
Nadine Edwards and Gemma McKenzie review

Book Reviews:

Also in this issue:
Withdrawal of insurance for VBAC, Midwife with excellent safety record suspended, RCM members vote to take industrial action, Criminalising pregnant women? Hungarian midwife still facing court proceedings, Blow for human rights, Prevention and elimination of disrespect and abuse during childbirth, What is the financial cost of Child Protection?

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