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Journal Vol. 28, No. 3 — Creating Continuity

ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Pressing for Change
Beverley Beech highlights some positive outcomes of AIMS campaigning

The future of maternity care
Julia Cumberlege talks about choice, safety and continuity of carer

Building together
Kathryn Gutteridge talks about what happens when women and midwives work together

Continuity of carer
Brenda van der Kooy explores the real barrier to implementation

A much needed revolution
Mavis Kirkham explores some of the fundamental changes required for continuity

Time to stop fighting
Vicki Williams asks us to think about doing something really radical

Continuity of mothering
Akiko Kamura looks at the enormous benefits of Japanese baby carrying

Serving mutual interests
Christina Oudshoorn and Mary McNabb talk about transforming Dutch maternity care

AMUs for all who request
Sue Learner reports on a talk by Kathryn Gutteridge on providing services as requested

From chains to charter
Denise Marshall looks at improving perinatal care and support for women in prison

Jacob
Emma Ashworth tells the story of ‘risk’and an independent approach

Where is the support
Jeanette Stevens shares her experience of the effects of home birth service suspension

Lui’s birth
Rosie Jones tells her water and hypnobirthing story

Information and consent
Birthrights highlighted the following example in their advice about consent and the Montgomery case.

Book Reviews

Research
Evaluation of satisfaction with care in a midwifery unit and an obstetric unit: a randomized controlled trial of low-risk women

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