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The Birth of Serenity

Vol. 23, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2011, Vol 23 No 1 Kathryn Gutteridge introduces a midwifery-led birth centre in Birmingham In 2009, recruitment for midwives at Sandwell…   Read more…

Normalising Home Birth

Vol. 23, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2011, Vol 23 No 1 Jo Dagustun's personal reflections and a call to action At the end of 2009, swathes of Primary Care Trusts - probably…   Read more…

Quotation Corner

Vol. 23, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Marsden Wagner and Murrey Enkin et al AIMS Journal, 2011, Vol 23 No 1 On 'Normality' 'Logically, the abnormal cannot be identified without a clear sci…   Read more…

50 years' campaigning

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Beverley Beech's introductory speech at the 50th Anniversary Luncheon, 16 October 2010 Beverley Beech, AIMS' current H…   Read more…

In the beginning, the 60s

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Johanna Billingsley picks her favourite article from the first decade of AIMS Journals It has been a privilege to read…   Read more…

The Past Decade

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Sara Wickham revisits the first decade of the 21st century, and AIMS is as strong as ever I have just spent a most enj…   Read more…

A question of choice

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Avril Nicoll picks her favourite article from the 80s During the 1980s - the decade that saw me through secondary scho…   Read more…

Remaining radical

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Charlotte Williamson looks at the 90s and the article that she felt most defined AIMS Twenty years ago, Nancy Stewart…   Read more…

A second decade of action

Vol. 22, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 4 Ishbel Kargar looks at AIMS Newsletters from the 70s and highlights the Winter of 1979 On the occasion of AIMS' 50th A…   Read more…

CMACE

Vol. 22, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 3 Nadine Edwards and Sarah Davies present a summary of their critique of the CMACE Report on the Albany Midwifery Practi…   Read more…

All on the same side?

Vol. 22, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 2 www.caesarean.org.uk co-founder Gina Lowdon explores the concept of choosing a caesarean Sadly, women are often portra…   Read more…

Supporting Women

Vol. 22, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 2 Debbie Chippington Derrick explains more about supporting women requesting a caesarean Gina Lowdon and I have been sup…   Read more…

VEs - Essential Diagnostic Tool?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Debbie Chippington Derrick looks at the contentious issue of vaginal examinations with specific reference to the NICE…   Read more…

Vaginal examination in labour - what do women say?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Midwife Mary Stewart considers the emotional effects of internal examination The subject of vaginal examination is con…   Read more…

Why does the Albany Midwifery Model work?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 AIMS Vice Chair Nadine Edwards gives some background The Albany Midwifery Practice was based in Peckham Pulse Healthy…   Read more…

Birth by yourselves...

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Maria Newcastle tells her story I had a baby girl, Matilda, at home a fortnight ago. It was a lovely birth; however, t…   Read more…

Midwifery - who cares what women want?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Beverley Beech looks at when 'informed consent' becomes bullying Bullying in midwifery is not new, mothers and midwive…   Read more…

Reclaiming Birth Rally

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 The rally took place on the bright and sunny morning of the 7th March, and attracted almost 2,000 pe…   Read more…

Serious Clinical Incident

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 A Serious Clinical Incident (SCI) is defined as 'any unintended or unexpected incident which could have harmed or did…   Read more…

Some Facts ...

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Compiled by Jo Murphy-Lawless British maternity services are running short of 4,000 midwives at present. The Royal Col…   Read more…

16 years of improvements?

Vol. 22, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2010, Vol 22 No 1 Pat O'Brien takes a critical look at the portrayal of birth I noted with interest the Channel 4 programme advertised '…   Read more…

Albany Care

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 Lucy Christopher looks at the impact of holistic care for her VBAC Four years ago, I had had a traumatic emergency cae…   Read more…

The problems of getting a home birth

Vol. 21, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Beverley Lawrence Beech AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 4 'The choice of home birth should be offered to all mothers'. Maternity Matters, Department…   Read more…

Midwifery - running down the drain

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 Beverley Beech looks at the threat to birthing choice in the UK In 1993 a Parliamentary Report on maternity services,…   Read more…

Jury of your peers?

Vol. 21, No. 3, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2009, Vol 21 No 3 Midwifery lecturer Sarah Davies reports on the NMC's case against Deborah Purdue Deborah Purdue: Independent Midwife w…   Read more…

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