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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…

The paradox of too much or too little care

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

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Helen Shallow reports on the International Confederation of Midwives Congress I was extremely fortunate to be funded by…   Read more…

News Roundup

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

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Withdrawal of insurance for VBAC In Ireland the private midwifery group, Neighbourhood Midwives posted on its website t…   Read more…

Beyond human rights

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

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27 No 1 Nadine Edwards discusses how human rights are only part of the jigsaw of care AIMS has long championed women's rights w…   Read more…

Why is it so hard?

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

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27, No 1 Colm OBoyle explains how the HSE removes agency, making homebirth in Ireland so difficult Homebirth midwives in Irelan…   Read more…

Denial of human rights

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

AIMS Journal 2015, Vol 27, No 1 Susannah Sweetman describes the impact on individual mothers and babies When Irish Self Employed Community Midwife (SE…   Read more…

Pregnancy and Parents Centre

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Nadine Edwards shares an example of the difference good support can make The Pregnancy and Parents Centre, or PPC ( ww…   Read more…

Book Reviews

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

Complete list of book reviews on the AIMS website AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 The Hypnobirthing Book: An inspirational guide for a calm, confident…   Read more…

Rebozo in an NHS setting

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Jude Davis encourages those supporting births to increase their confidence A Rebozo is a versatile piece of woven clot…   Read more…

Changing birth support

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Gill Boden, Debbie Chippington Derrick and Shane Ridley remind us what it is all about ‘Husbands are welcomed at this…   Read more…

Shiatsu and birth support?

Vol. 26, No. 4, ISSN 0256-5004 (Print)

AIMS Journal, 2014, Vol 26 No 4 Suzanne Yates introduces the principles of what shiatsu can bring to pregnancy and birth Often people think of shiatsu…   Read more…

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