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Journal Vol. 30, No. 1 — Implementing Better Births Part 1

ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Mission Better Births. But just how do we do it?
Editorial by Jo Dagustun

Better Births Basics #1: the Better Births vision
The essential cut out & keep checklist for birth activists by the AIMS Campaign Team

Better Births Basics #2: What’s what and who’s who?
Information from the AIMS Campaign Team to help YOU become an effective guardian of the Better Births vision in your local area.

Better Births Basics #3: Some key national targets
Key targets to keep in mind as your Local Maternity System develops its plans

Implementing Better Births: The Long View
Margaret Jowitt compares the implementation of Better Births with Changing Childbirth

Implementing Better Births: Continuing the campaign for continuity of carer. A call to action!
Priorities for action by the AIMS Campaign Team

Keeping babies 'Born In Salford'
An update on maternity provision for Salford women and families by Amy Prodgers

Introducing the Make Birth Better Network: networking to address the birth trauma challenge
By Emma Svanberg and Rebecca Moore

Introducing Maternity Outcomes Matter: Tackling avoidable harm:
Maureen Treadwell explains the purpose of the MOMS project

Campaign update: Is the NMC fit for purpose?
By the AIMS Campaign Team

Physiology Matters: A letter to Doctor Joseph B. DeLee
Celine Lemay writes a letter to "The Father of Modern Obstetrics"

Conference Report: ENCA Meeting 2018, Sanski Most, Bosnia Herzegovina
By Debbie Chippington Derrick

The Consequences of Discontinuing Continuity
A birth story by Emma Ashworth

Book Reviews:
Why Home Birth Matters by Natalie Meddings
How to Heal a Bad Birth by Melissa Bruijn and Debby Gould

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Book Review: Misconceptions: Truth,…

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Obituary of Philomena Canning, Sept…

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Clinical Guidelines: Litigation, Pa…

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Events

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AIMS Volunteers Meeting

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UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative 201…

28 - 29 November 2019, SEC Centre Glasgow Speakers include: Day 1 Dr Chris van Tulleken – Doctor and leading BBC science presenter Robert Boyle – Clinical Reader in Paedi…

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International Maternity Expo

A two day (12 and 13 November) international maternity festival and trade expo from the producers of All4Maternity , The Practising Midwife and Maternity & Midwifery Foru…

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Letter to The Guardian in response…

Sent 9th May 2019 By email ( guardian.readers@theguardian.com ) Dear Sir, I write in response to the opinion piece by Barbara Ellen entitled “Meghan Markle’s home birth s…

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AIMS Response to MBRRACE-UK Report…

Download PDF MBRRACE-UK: Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care MBRRACE-UK: Perinatal Mortality Surveillance report for births in 2016 www.npeu.ox.ac.uk/mbrrace-uk/reports…

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Implementing Better Births: Continu…

Download PDF Commissioners and providers across England, guided by their MVPs, are working across the country to implement sustainable Continuity of Carer models of care,…

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