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Book Review: Misconceptions: Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 Reviewed for AIMS by Marein Schmitthenner Published by Vintage, 200…   Read more…

Obituary of Philomena Canning, September 1959 – March 2019

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Marie O’Connor Philomena Canning was a fearless advocate of the human rights of mothers in maternity care and of m…   Read more…

Clinical Guidelines: Litigation, Patient Safety and the Law Conference

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Beth Whitehead The purpose of the conference was to explore how evidence-based clinical guidelines are used by def…   Read more…

Midwifery Today 17-21 October 2018, Bad Wildbad, Germany

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Marein Schmitthenner From 17 to 21 October 2018, I was lucky enough to be joining last year’s Midwifery Today Conf…   Read more…

York’s Homebirth Guidelines: A Success for AIMS

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Emma Ashworth Back in 2018 I wrote about the horrific situation in York 1 where women were being told that they wo…   Read more…

When Health Care Providers can’t see what their role should be

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Philippa Lomas Becoming a parent for the first time is a life changing and sometimes daunting time for any new mum…   Read more…

Research Review: Women’s experiences of induction of labour

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Gemma McKenzie Coates, R. Cupples, G. Scamell, A. McCourt, C. (2019) Women’s experiences of induction of labour: Q…   Read more…

My favourite birth was an induced birth!

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Jay Kelly Don’t get me wrong, I really do not like ‘Induction’, and I am not an advocate, but I do think it helps…   Read more…

In Search of Justice

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Beth Whitehead Ever since my daughter was born, I had this inner knowing that things happened at her birth that we…   Read more…

Waterbirth and Induction of Labour

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Dianne Garland and Emma Ashworth The proportion of births where labour was induced has increased from 20.4 per cen…   Read more…

Informed Decision Making – does research help us?

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Ann Roberts Each Christmas, the British Medical Journal offers us a satirical, and often very funny, mock up resea…   Read more…

Labour Induction at Term – How great is the risk of refusing it?

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Debbie Chippington Derrick and Nadia Higson It is very common for women to be told they need to have their labour…   Read more…

Induction: First do no harm

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Katie Hickey One of the most well-known medical sayings is, “First, do not harm”. This phrase appears in the Hippo…   Read more…

Editorial - Induction: Indispensable or Epidemic?

Vol. 31, No. 1, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 By Journal editors Emma Ashworth and Katie Hickey 'Speed Them Up' Kindly donated for AIMS' use by Susan Merrick Can t…   Read more…

Obituary of Mary Cronk, 1932-2018

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Mary Cronk’s family announced that…   Read more…

Book Review: Traumatic Childbirth by Cheryl Beck, Jeanne Driscoll and Sue Wats

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019…   Read more…

Book Review: Unassisted Childbirth by Laura Kaplan Shanley

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019…   Read more…

Being a birth activist: An interview with Virginia Hatton

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Virginia Hatton (currently an AIMS…   Read more…

Conference report: 4th Annual Birth Trauma Event

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Maddie McMahon When I became a d…   Read more…

Research Review: "Women’s descriptions of childbirth trauma relating to care provider actions and interactions."

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 Gemma McKenzie reviews Reed R. Shar…   Read more…

Birthing Journeys: Positive birth after trauma

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Hannah Palamara My journey to ac…   Read more…

The Night that was neither Silent nor Holy

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Beth Whitehead I seem to struggl…   Read more…

Why didn't she leave?

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Zoe Clark When they first met, s…   Read more…

After-birth service provision - An opportunity for resolution and renewal

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Dr Gill Thomson (BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA) Birth trauma, as with other forms of trauma, comes from being in a frighteni…   Read more…

The Trauma between us

Vol. 30, No. 4, ISSN 2516-5852 (Online)

To read or download this Journal in a magazine format on ISSUU, please click here AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 30, No 4 By Amy Delicate Birth trauma can ha…   Read more…

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Book Review: Misconceptions: Truth,…

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2019, Vol 31, No 1 Reviewed for AIMS by Marein Schmitthenner Published by Vintage, 2002 ISBN 0-099-27416-7…

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Obituary of Philomena Canning, Sept…

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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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