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Journal Vol. 27, No. 2 — Ensuring good births for all

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS for the future
Shane Ridley talk about the vision for AIMS as a charity

Like Oliver Twist, we want more
Jean Robinson looks at studies of death and injury during and after pregnancy and birth

Sally Rowlette's inquest
Jo Murphy Lawless asks what it tells us about the context of maternal deaths in Ireland

When a mother dies...
Manisha Nair, Charlotte McClymont, Anjali Shah and Marian Knight explain the work of MBRRACE-UK

Work in progress
Exploring midwives' deepest concerns in practice

Knitting as commemoration, knitting for legal change
Jo Murphy Lawless

Keeping women and babies safe
Becky Reed reflects on outcomes from the Albany Practice

Stories behind the numbers
Christine Morton looks at the social invisibility of maternal morbidities in the United States

Maternal death reporting
Ina May Gaskin looks at financial pressures versus accurate maternal death reporting within the US private healthcare 'system'

Future mothers 2014
MBRRACE UK conference on the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity

Maths and miscommunications
Colm OBoyle and Joan Lalor explore maternal death reporting in Ireland

Working together
Hannah Robertson shares her experiences of meetings between midwives and doulas

Research:
Gill Gyte reviews

Book Reviews:

  • Am I Allowed? by Beverley Lawrence Beech; reviewed by Vicki Williams

Also in this issue:
A tribute to Sheila Kitzinger The Safe Motherhood Quilt Project

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