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Keeping women and babies safe

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Becky Reed reflects on outcomes from the Albany Practice Following the recently published Kirkup investigation into po…   Read more…

Knitting as commemoration, knitting for legal change

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 In the autumn of 2014, following yet another inquest into a maternal death ending with a verdict of medical misadventu…   Read more…

Maths and miscommunications

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Colm OBoyle and Joan Lalor explore maternal death reporting in Ireland February 2015 marked the joint launch in Irelan…   Read more…

Maternal Death Reporting

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Ina May Gaskin looks at financial pressures versus accurate maternal death reporting within the US private healthcare…   Read more…

A tribute to Sheila Kitzinger

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Sheila Kitzinger with AIMS Trustee Chloe Bayfield Sheila devoted much of her life to raising awareness about medicalis…   Read more…

AIMS for the Future

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Shane Ridley AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 A vision without a plan is just a dream A plan without a vision is just drudgery But a vision with a p…   Read more…

Like Oliver Twist, we want more

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Jean Robinson looks at studies of death and injury during and after pregnancy and birth I have always thought that Oli…   Read more…

When a mother dies...

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Manisha Nair, Charlotte McClymont, Anjali Shah and Marian Knight explain the work of MBRRACE-UK Although fortunately v…   Read more…

Work in progress Exploring midwives' deepest concerns in practice

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 It may or may not have something to do with the forthcoming general election, but the problems of the National Health…   Read more…

Working together

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 2 Hannah Robertson shares her experiences of meetings between midwives and doulas In the last four years the community o…   Read more…

Sally Rowlette's inquest

Vol. 27, No. 2, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal 2015 Vol 27 No 2 Jo Murphy Lawless asks what it tells us about the context of maternal deaths in Ireland This is the eighth verdict of me…   Read more…

Group B Strep explained: AIMS Talk by Sara Wickham

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

26 November 2014, The Watershed, Bristol Liz Nightingale, Meg Miskin-arside and Sarah Ifill Oxfordshire Midwifery Practice AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27…   Read more…

New NICE Intrapartum Guideline Care of healthy women and their babies during childbirth

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Beverley Beech AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 When I received a copy of this new NICE Guideline I resisted the urge to cartwheel around the room. Two…   Read more…

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists guidelines: How evidence based are they?

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Gemma McKenzie AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Prusova K, Tyler L, Churcher A and Lokugamage AU (2014) Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecolo…   Read more…

Prevention and elimination of disrespect and abuse during childbirth

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 WHO Statement by Lieve Blancquaert Every woman has the right to the highest attainable standard of health, including t…   Read more…

Maternity care providers' perceptions of women's autonomy and the law

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Kruske S, Young K, Jenkinson B and Catchlove A (2013) Maternity care providers' perceptions of women…   Read more…

Looking back to the future - Maternity and Newborn Forum 25 November 2014, Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), London

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Luke Zander opened the conference by telling those present that the purpose of the various fora set…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 27 No 1 Group B Strep Explained by Sara Wickham; reviewed by Group B Strep E…   Read more…

Northern breech conference: Breech birth - making choice a reality

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

26-27 September 2014, Sheffield By Sophie Whitecross AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Sophie is a midwifery lecturer at Swansea University, and also pr…   Read more…

The filming of birth

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Gill Boden looks at the human rights issues around maintaining women's privacy and dignity Giving birth is usually a p…   Read more…

What is the financial cost of Child Protection?

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Child Protection is a huge money earner and this means that decision making is not financially unbiased. Last year ove…   Read more…

A gathering storm

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Elizabeth Prochaska looks at birth rights in the United Kingdom Only five years ago, few had heard of the concept of h…   Read more…

Guilty until you prove your innocence

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Beverley Beech reports on why Child Protection does not work Child Protection has become a monster that is slowly and…   Read more…

What human rights legislation means for AIMS

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Shane Ridley For over 50 years AIMS has campaigned for women's rights. The committee has always been made up of lay pe…   Read more…

2010 National Maternity Survey

Vol. 27, No. 1, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

By Nadine Edwards AIMS Journal, 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Lindquist A, Kurinczuk JJ, Redshaw, Knight M (2014) Experiences, utilisation and outcomes of materni…   Read more…

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