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Journal Vol. 31, No. 3 — Resolution: Finding Closure Following Birth

ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Resolution – Moving forward from a bad birth
Editorial from AIMS Journal Editor Emma Ashworth

The AIMS Guide to Resolution: A new AIMS book!

Failures in Maternity System Regulation
How Beth Whitehead was failed by multiple agencies which were supposed to protect her.

Therapies for Birth Trauma
Emma Svanberg discusses the importance of accessing the right therapy for the individual.

Against the odds: Breastfeeding twins despite NHS errors, and how I found the support I needed
Nija Dalal-Small shares her challenges and successes of breastfeeding her twin babies.

Consent to treatment post Montgomery - Plus ça change?
Stuart Bramley explores the impacts of the Montgomery V Lanarkshire ruling on women’s rights in birth.

Interview with a Birth Activist: Verina Henchy
Interviewed by Rachel Boldero

Want to get moving?
Dr. Rehana Jawadwala asks what’s stopping us keeping active during pregnancy and what can we do about it?

Birth Story: First Baby at Cossham Birth Centre
Emma Mason shares the story of the birth of her first baby at the Cossham Birth Centre

Obituary of Frances Oldham Kelsey, 1914-2015
By Marein Schmitthenner, doula and AIMS volunteer

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